Welcome to Palmer ...
The town of Palmer is located in Grundy County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Palmer has a population of 663 people<1> (see below for details).
Palmer is 1,840 feet [561 m] above sea level.<2>.
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 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 2017 Census Estimates, Palmer had an population of 663 people. This is a decrease of 1.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.68% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Palmer ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.
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 Palmer. 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 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.
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: www.tn.gov/
|<1>||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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|<2>||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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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Palmer. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Palmer. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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 that we are using 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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