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Eagle Creek, Tennessee
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So far, we have found very little information about Eagle Creek. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

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Our information shows that the community of Eagle Creek is historic. The information below applies to the area where Eagle Creek would have been located.

Typical Abbreviation: Eagle Crk.

Time Zone: The area where Eagle Creek was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)<2>

Telephone Area Code for surrounding area: (931)

Elevation: 1,030 feet [313.94 m] above sea level<3>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<4>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Eagle Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4973, Longitude: -85.2361     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eagle Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   36° 29' 50"
Lon:   -85° 14' 9"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<5>   Alpine

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Eagle Creek

GNIS ID:   1310293
FIPS State / Place Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Eagle Creek)

About Overton County

The community of Livingston is the County Seat for Overton County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Overton)


2018:<6>     22,068  
2010:     22,083   (9.77% increase since 2000)
2000:     20,118

Total Area:<7>   434.8 sq. miles [1,126.2 km²]

Housing Units:<8>   10,295

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Overton

GNIS ID:   1639780
FIPS State / County Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Eagle Creek)

About Tennessee

From the US Census


2018:     6,770,010   (6.68% increase since 2010)  
2010:     6,346,105   (11.54% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,689,283

Websites for State of Tennessee

Official Website:

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Tennessee

GNIS ID:   1325873
FIPS State:   47

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Eagle Creek)

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Eagle Creek, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>While Eagle Creek is in the Central Time Zone, the area to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eagle Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Eagle Creek, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<5>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Eagle Creek.

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<6>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2018.

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<7>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Eagle Creek. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<8>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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