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Palmer, Tennessee

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The location of Palmer

Welcome to Palmer ...

The town of Palmer is located in Grundy County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Palmer has a population of 664 people<2> (see below for details).

Palmer is 1,840 feet [561 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Palmer (for example, toward Flat Top), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Palmer: (931)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Palmer had a population of 672 people. This makes Palmer the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Palmer represents 0.01% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 263rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 672 people, the population of Palmer decreased 7.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 726 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Palmer had an population of 664 people. This is a decrease of 1.19% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.54% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Palmer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Palmer - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Palmer. 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 Palmer. 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 Palmer.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palmer ...

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

Communities near Palmer ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Signal Mountain   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Palmer

Located in Hamilton County

Signal Terrace   [Map]

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

Located in Hamilton County

Dunlap   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Palmer

Located in Sequatchie County

Fairmount   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Palmer

Located in Hamilton County

Cartwright   [Map]

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

Located in Sequatchie County

Walden   [Map]

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

Located in Hamilton County

Gruetli   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Palmer

Gruetli-Laager   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Palmer

Whitwell   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Palmer

Located in Marion County

Tracy City   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Palmer

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Grundy County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Palmer.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Palmer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Palmer) 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 Palmer. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Palmer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palmer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3574, Longitude: -85.5656     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Palmer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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