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Welcome to Nixon ...

Nixon is located in Hardin County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Nixon had a population of 719 people.<3> (see below for details).

Nixon is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Nixon: (731)

Adding Nixon 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 Nixon 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 Nixon 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 Nixon on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Nixon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Nixon - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi (2), Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Jersey, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Nixon ...

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

  • Tulu [McNairy County]
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    • Tulu [McNairy County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Nixon
    • Estimated population in 2014: 18,899 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tulu have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tulu
  • Corinth [Alcorn County]
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    • Corinth [Alcorn County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Nixon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corinth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corinth<6>
  • Savannah [Hardin County]
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    • Savannah [Hardin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Nixon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,933 people
    • Former name for Savannah:
    • Rudd's Ferry
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Savannah<6>
  • Swift [Hardin County]
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    • Swift [Hardin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Nixon
    • Estimated population in 2014: 5,874 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swift have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swift
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Selmer [McNairy County]
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      • Selmer [McNairy County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Nixon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,291 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selmer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selmer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selmer<6>
    • Belle Meade [Hardin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belle Meade
      • Belle Meade [Hardin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Nixon
      • Estimated population in 2014: 3,017 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle Meade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Meade
    • Adamsville [McNairy County]
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      • Adamsville [McNairy County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Nixon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,164 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adamsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adamsville<6>
    • Farmington [Alcorn County]
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      • Farmington [Alcorn County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Nixon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
    • Crump [Hardin County]
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      • Crump [Hardin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Nixon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,454 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crump have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crump
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crump<6>
    • Lutts [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lutts
      • Lutts [Wayne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Nixon
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,080 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lutts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lutts
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lutts<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 Nixon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nixon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nixon ...

Looking for more information about Nixon? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Nixon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Nixon.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nixon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Hardin, 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 Nixon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nixon - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Nixon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nixon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1148, Longitude: -88.2567       In this case, the coordinates for Nixon 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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