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Welcome to Loretto ...

The city of Loretto is located in Lawrence County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Loretto has a population of 1,771 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Loretto is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Loretto lies within the (931) area code.

Websites for Loretto ...

Official Website: www.ci.loretto.tn.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Loretto had an population of 1,771 people. This is an increase of 3.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.37% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Loretto had a population of 1,714 people. This makes Loretto the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Loretto represents 0.03% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 184th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,714 people, the population of Loretto increased 2.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,665 people).

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

Communities Also Named Loretto ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Loretto - they are located in Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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

Communities near Loretto ...

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

  • Lawrenceburg [Lawrence County]
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    • Lawrenceburg [Lawrence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Loretto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,035 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrenceburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceburg<6>
  • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County]
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    • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Loretto
    • Estimated population in 2014: 7,825 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Grove
  • New Prospect [Lawrence County]
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    • New Prospect [Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Loretto
    • Estimated population in 2014: 6,880 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Prospect have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Prospect
  • Rogersville [Lauderdale County]
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    • Rogersville [Lauderdale County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Loretto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,251 people
    • Former name for Rogersville:
    • Rodgersville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Corning [Wayne County] - Historic
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      • Corning [Wayne County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Loretto
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Killen [Lauderdale County]
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      • Killen [Lauderdale County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Loretto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 955 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Killen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Killen<6>
    • Collinwood [Wayne County]
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      • Collinwood [Wayne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Loretto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 944 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collinwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collinwood
    • Saint Joseph [Lawrence County]
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      • Saint Joseph [Lawrence County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Loretto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 829 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<6>
    • Lexington [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
      • Lexington [Lauderdale County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Loretto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 709 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<6>
    • Saint Florian [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Florian
      • Saint Florian [Lauderdale County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Loretto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 670 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Florian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Florian

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Loretto. See our Newspapers Page for Loretto.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Loretto ...

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

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About Lawrence County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Loretto: www.ci.loretto.tn.us/

The official website for Lawrence County: www.co.lawrence.tn.us/

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 Lawrence, 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 Loretto.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Loretto - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Loretto) 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 Loretto. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Loretto

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Loretto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0804, Longitude: -87.4409       In this case, the coordinates for Loretto 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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