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Livingston, Tennessee
(Overton County)

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The location of Livingston

Welcome to Livingston ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Livingston has a population of 4,020 people<2> (see below for details).

Livingston is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<3>.

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 ...

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 (which had a count of 3,498 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Livingston had an population of 4,020 people. This is a decrease of 0.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.92% since the 2000 Census).

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.

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 Livingston. 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 Livingston. 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 Livingston. Our list includes 10 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Livingston ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Columbus Hill   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the West (W) of Livingston

Located in Jackson County

Cookeville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Livingston

Located in Putnam County

Algood   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Livingston

Located in Putnam County

Cooper   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Livingston

Located in Fentress County

Thompsons Store   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Livingston

Located in Clay County

Monterey   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Livingston

Located in Putnam County

White Plains   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Livingston

Located in Putnam County

Celina   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Livingston

Located in Clay County

Dodson Branch   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Livingston

Located in Jackson County

Gainesboro   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Livingston

Located in Jackson County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Livingston.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Livingston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Livingston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Livingston

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Livingston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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