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Located in: Grundy County (see below)

Time Zone: Elkhead lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)<1>

Telephone Area Code: (931)

Elevation: 1,030 feet [313.94 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Elkhead. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3584, Longitude: -85.8314     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elkhead have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   35° 21' 30"
Lon:   -85° 49' 53"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Burrow Cove

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Elkhead

GNIS ID:   1649931
FIPS State / Place Code:   47 / 23520

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


About Grundy County

The community of Altamont is the County Seat for Grundy County.

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

Population

2018:<5>     13,346   (2.61% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     13,703   (4.39% decrease since 2000)
2000:     14,332

Total Area:<6>   361.1 sq. miles [935.3 km²]

Housing Units:<7>   6,397

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Grundy

GNIS ID:   1639748
FIPS State / County Code:   47 / 061

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


About Tennessee

From the US Census

Population

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:   https://www.tn.gov/
Tourism:   https://www.tnvacation.com/
Parks:   https://tnstateparks.com/
Fishing:   https://www.tn.gov/twra/fishing.html
Hunting:   https://www.tn.gov/twra/hunting.html

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Tennessee

GNIS ID:   1325873
FIPS State:   47

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>While Elkhead is in the Central Time Zone, the area to the west is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elkhead - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Elkhead, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Elkhead.

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<5>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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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Elkhead. 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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<7>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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