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Welcome to Obion ...
The location of Obion has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Obion has a population of 1,048 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Obion.
Obion is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Obion lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Obion: (731)
Websites for Obion ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.obioncountytennessee.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Obion, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Obion had an population of 1,048 people. This is a decrease of 6.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.58% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Obion had a population of 1,119 people. This makes Obion the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Obion represents 0.02% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 225th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,119 people, the population of Obion decreased 1.32% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,134 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Obion.
Adding Obion to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Obion in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Obion was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).
We also found Obion in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Obion on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Obion ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Obion.
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 Obion. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Obion.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Obion. 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 Obion.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Obion. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Obion.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Obion ...
Looking for more information about Obion? 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 Obion, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Obion.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 14 Sep 2021