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Welcome to Jasper ...

The town of Jasper is located in Marion County and is the County Seat for Marion County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Jasper has a population of 3,316 people<2> (see below for details).

Jasper is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Jasper (for example, toward Midvale), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Jasper is located in the (423) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jasper had a population of 3,279 people (which is 11.61% of the total population of Marion County). This makes Jasper the county's most populous community.

The population of Jasper represents 0.05% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 127th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,279 people, the population of Jasper increased 2.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,214 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Jasper had an population of 3,316 people. This is an increase of 1.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.17% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Jasper ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Jasper and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bridgeport (AL)   [Map]   2,312   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rossville (GA)   [Map]   3,984   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Trenton (GA)   [Map]   2,233   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cartwright   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fairmount   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Red Bank   [Map]   11,754   E   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Jasper ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Jasper - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

See 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 Jasper. 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 Jasper. 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 Jasper. Our list includes 8 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jasper ...

Looking for more information about Jasper? 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 Jasper, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Jasper.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Tennessee

About Marion County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jasper.

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

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<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- Jasper) 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 Jasper. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jasper

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jasper. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0674, Longitude: -85.6244     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jasper have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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