RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
 

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other TN
Communities

The location of Murfreesboro

 
 
 
 
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
Tennessee
 
The Commemorative Quarter for Tennessee

Welcome to Murfreesboro ...

The city of Murfreesboro is located in Rutherford County and is the County Seat for Rutherford County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Murfreesboro has a population of 136,372 people<1> (see below for details).

Murfreesboro was established in 1811.

The community of Murfreesboro is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Murfreesboro had a population of 108,755 people (which is 41.41% of the total population of Rutherford County). This makes Murfreesboro the county's most populous community.

The population of Murfreesboro represents 1.71% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 108,755 people, the population of Murfreesboro increased 58.04% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 68,816 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Murfreesboro had an population of 136,372 people. This is an increase of 25.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 98.17% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Murfreesboro ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Murfreesboro and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Jefferson Pike   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
La Vergne   [Map]   35,717   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Morrow   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Murphree   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Nolensville   [Map]   8,169   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rural Hill   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Murfreesboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Murfreesboro - they are located in Arkansas and North Carolina.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Murfreesboro. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Murfreesboro. 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 Murfreesboro. Our list includes 36 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Murfreesboro:

Websites for Murfreesboro ...

Official Website:   www.murfreesborotn.gov/
 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.rutherfordchamber.org/
 
Junior League:   www.jlmurfreesboro.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Murfreesboro ...

Looking for more information about Murfreesboro? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Murfreesboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Murfreesboro.

Other Roadside Stops ...



Search for a Community located in Tennessee

About Rutherford County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Murfreesboro: www.murfreesborotn.gov/

The official website for Rutherford County: www.rutherfordcounty.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: www.tn.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Murfreesboro.

- Return to Citation

<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Murfreesboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Murfreesboro. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Murfreesboro) 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 Murfreesboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Murfreesboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Murfreesboro. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8525, Longitude: -86.4087     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Murfreesboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation



 
 
 

Community
Profile
Nearby
 
Census
 
Genealogy
Helper
Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Summarized
 
Misc
 
Other   TN
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 14 Oct 2018
By John Hall