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Welcome to Jasper ...
The location of Jasper has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Jasper has a population of 3,445 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Jasper.
Jasper is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.
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 Signal Mountain), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
The area code for Jasper: (423)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jasper had an population of 3,445 people. This is an increase of 5.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.19% since the 2000 Census).
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 (which had a count of 3,214 people).
More information can be found on the Census 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.
Communities near Jasper ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Jasper.
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 Jasper. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jasper.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Jasper.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jasper. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers 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.
Adding Jasper to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Jasper in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Jasper was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).
We also found Jasper in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Jasper on our Genealogy Page.
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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.
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022