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Gallatin, Tennessee

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The location of Gallatin

Welcome to Gallatin ...

The city of Gallatin is located in Sumner County and is the County Seat for Sumner County.

The location of Gallatin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Gallatin has a population of 40,457 people<2> (see below for details).

Gallatin was established in 1802.

The community of Gallatin is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Gallatin lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Gallatin is within the boundaries of the (615) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gallatin had a population of 30,278 people (which is 18.85% of the total population of Sumner County). This makes Gallatin the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Gallatin represents 0.48% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 21st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 30,278 people, the population of Gallatin increased 30.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 23,230 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Gallatin had an population of 40,457 people. This is an increase of 33.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 74.16% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Gallatin.

Communities Also Named Gallatin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Gallatin - they are located in Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2) and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gallatin.

Websites for Gallatin ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Gallatin, the following might be of interest:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gallatin. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gallatin. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gallatin. Our list includes 28 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Gallatin:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gallatin ...

Looking for more information about Gallatin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Gallatin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gallatin.

Communities near Gallatin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Hendersonville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Gallatin

Mount Juliet   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the South (S) of Gallatin

Located in Wilson County

Lebanon   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Gallatin

Located in Wilson County

Goodlettsville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the West (W) of Gallatin

Located in Davidson County

Portland   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the North (N) of Gallatin

White House   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Gallatin

Located in Robertson County

Marvel   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Gallatin

Located in Davidson County

Greenbrier   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the West (W) of Gallatin

Located in Robertson County

Millersville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the West (W) of Gallatin

Located in Robertson County

Lynn Christie   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the South (S) of Gallatin

Located in Wilson County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Gallatin.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gallatin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Sumner County:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gallatin.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gallatin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gallatin) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gallatin. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gallatin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gallatin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3778, Longitude: -86.4588     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gallatin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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