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Loretto, Tennessee

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Welcome to Loretto ...

The city of Loretto is located in Lawrence County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Loretto has a population of 1,779 people<2> (see below for details).

Loretto is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Loretto lies within the (931) area code.

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Loretto had an population of 1,779 people. This is an increase of 3.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.85% since the 2000 Census).

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.

Websites for Loretto ...

Official Website:

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 Loretto. 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 Loretto. 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 Loretto.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Loretto ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lawrenceburg   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Loretto

Liberty Grove   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Loretto

New Prospect   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Loretto

Rogersville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Loretto

Located in Lauderdale County (AL)

Corning   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Loretto

Located in Wayne County

Killen   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Loretto

Located in Lauderdale County (AL)

Collinwood   [Map]

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

Located in Wayne County

Saint Joseph   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Loretto

Lexington   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Loretto

Located in Lauderdale County (AL)

Saint Florian   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Loretto

Located in Lauderdale County (AL)

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Tennessee

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Loretto:

The official website for Lawrence County:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

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 Loretto.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Loretto - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Loretto. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Loretto have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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