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Welcome to Munford ...

The city of Munford is located in Tipton County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Munford has a population of 6,109 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Munford is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you leave Munford and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Munford is within the (731) area code.

Websites for Munford ...

Official Website: www.munford.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Munford had an population of 6,109 people. This is an increase of 3.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Munford had a population of 5,927 people (or 9.7% of the total population of Tipton County). This makes Munford the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Munford represents 0.09% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 87th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,927 people, the population of Munford increased 25.89% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,708 people).

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

Adding Munford to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Munford in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Munford elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Munford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Munford - they are located in Alabama and Virginia.

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

Communities near Munford ...

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

  • Bartlett [Shelby County]
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    • Bartlett [Shelby County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Munford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,440 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bartlett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bartlett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bartlett<6>
  • Spring Lake [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Lake
    • Spring Lake [Shelby County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Munford
    • Estimated population in 2014: 34,269 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Lake
  • Lakeland [Shelby County]
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    • Lakeland [Shelby County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Munford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,642 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakeland<6>
  • Arlington [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arlington
    • Arlington [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Munford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,743 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Millington [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millington
      • Millington [Shelby County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Munford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,641 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millington<6>
    • Clopton [Tipton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clopton
      • Clopton [Tipton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Munford
      • Estimated population in 2014: 9,889 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clopton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clopton
    • Covington [Tipton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covington
      • Covington [Tipton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Munford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,834 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<6>
    • Osceola [Mississippi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osceola
      • Osceola [Mississippi County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Munford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,638 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osceola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osceola<6>
    • Mount Carmel [Tipton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Carmel
      • Mount Carmel [Tipton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Munford
      • Estimated population in 2014: 5,453 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Carmel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Carmel
    • Mason [Tipton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mason
      • Mason [Tipton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Munford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mason have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mason
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mason<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 Munford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Munford.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Munford. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Munford.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Munford ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Tennessee

About Tipton County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Munford: www.munford.com/

The official website for Tipton County: www.tiptonco.com

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 Tipton, 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 Munford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Munford - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Munford) 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 Munford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Munford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Munford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4462, Longitude: -89.8104       In this case, the coordinates for Munford 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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