Welcome to Jasper ...
The town of Jasper is located in Marion County and is the County Seat for Marion County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Jasper has a population of 3,316 people<1> (see below for details).
Jasper is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<2>.
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 lies within 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 total 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 (which had 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).
Communities near Jasper ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.
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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Jasper. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.
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: www.tn.gov/
|<1>||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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|<2>||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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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Jasper. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jasper
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jasper. The point that we are using 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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