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Welcome to Livingston ...

The town of Livingston is located in Overton County<1> and is the County Seat for Overton County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Livingston has a population of 4,059 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Livingston.

Livingston is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Livingston: (931)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Livingston had an population of 4,059 people (or an increase of 16.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Livingston had a population of 4,058 people (which is 18.38% of the total population of Overton County). This makes Livingston the county's most populous community.

The population of Livingston represents 0.06% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 115th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,058 people, the population of Livingston increased 16.01% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,498 people).

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

Communities Also Named Livingston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Livingston: This one is located in Overton County and the other is located in Polk County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 37 communities that are also named Livingston - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois (3), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Montana, New Jersey, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio (2), South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Livingston ...

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

  • Columbus Hill [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus Hill
    • Columbus Hill [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Livingston
    • Estimated population in 2014: 36,071 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbus Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus Hill
  • Cookeville [Putnam County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cookeville
    • Cookeville [Putnam County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Livingston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,060 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cookeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cookeville<6>
  • Algood [Putnam County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Algood
    • Algood [Putnam County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Livingston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,547 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Algood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Algood<6>
  • Cooper [Fentress County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooper
    • Cooper [Fentress County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Livingston
    • Estimated population in 2014: 4,385 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooper
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Thompsons Store [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompsons Store
      • Thompsons Store [Clay County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Livingston
      • Estimated population in 2014: 3,180 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompsons Store have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompsons Store
    • Monterey [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monterey
      • Monterey [Putnam County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Livingston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,889 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monterey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monterey<6>
    • White Plains [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Plains
      • White Plains [Putnam County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Livingston
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Plains
    • Celina [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Celina
      • Celina [Clay County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Livingston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,407 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Celina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Celina<6>
    • Dodson Branch [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dodson Branch
      • Dodson Branch [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Livingston
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,074 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dodson Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dodson Branch
    • Gainesboro [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainesboro
      • Gainesboro [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Livingston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gainesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gainesboro<6>

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 Livingston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Livingston.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Livingston. 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 Livingston.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Livingston. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Livingston.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Livingston ...

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

Adding Livingston to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Livingston 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 Livingston was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).

We also found Livingston in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Livingston on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Overton County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Overton, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Livingston.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Livingston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Livingston) 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 Livingston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LivingstonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Livingston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3895, Longitude: -85.3275       In this case, the coordinates for Livingston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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