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Welcome to Iron City ...

The city of Iron City is primarily located in Lawrence County<1>. A portion of Iron City extends into Wayne County.

The location of Iron City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Iron City is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Iron City is located in the (931) area code.

Communities Also Named Iron City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Iron City - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Georgia (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania (2) and Utah.

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

Communities near Iron City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Iron City.

  • Florence [Lauderdale County]
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    • Florence [Lauderdale County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Iron City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,797 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<5>
  • Muscle Shoals [Colbert County]
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    • Muscle Shoals [Colbert County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Iron City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,575 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muscle Shoals have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muscle Shoals
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Muscle Shoals<5>
  • Sheffield [Colbert County]
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    • Sheffield [Colbert County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Iron City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,901 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheffield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheffield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheffield<5>
  • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County]
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    • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Iron City
    • Estimated population in 2014: 7,825 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Grove
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    • Loretto [Lawrence County]
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      • Loretto [Lawrence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Iron City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,771 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loretto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loretto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loretto<5>
    • Corning [Wayne County] - Historic
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      • Corning [Wayne County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Iron City
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Killen [Lauderdale County]
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      • Killen [Lauderdale County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Iron City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 955 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Killen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Killen<5>
    • Collinwood [Wayne County]
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      • Collinwood [Wayne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Iron City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 944 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collinwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collinwood
    • Saint Joseph [Lawrence County]
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      • Saint Joseph [Lawrence County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Iron City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 829 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<5>
    • Lexington [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
      • Lexington [Lauderdale County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Iron City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 709 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Iron City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Iron City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Iron City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Iron City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Iron City. See our Newspapers Page for Iron City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Iron City ...

Looking for more information about Iron City? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Iron City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Iron City.

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About Lawrence County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lawrence County: www.co.lawrence.tn.us/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Lawrence, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Iron City - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Iron City) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Iron City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0254, Longitude: -87.5839       In this case, the coordinates for Iron City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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