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Welcome to Pikeville ...

The city of Pikeville is located in Bledsoe County<1> and is the County Seat for Bledsoe County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pikeville has a population of 1,738 people<2> (see below for details).

Pikeville was established in 1816.

The community of Pikeville is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Pikeville (for example, toward Lakewood Village), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Pikeville is located in the (423) area code.

The ZIP code for Pikeville: 37367<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pikeville had an population of 1,738 people. This is an increase of 8.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pikeville had a population of 1,608 people (which is 12.49% of the total population of Bledsoe County). This makes Pikeville the county's most populous community.

The population of Pikeville represents 0.03% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 189th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,608 people, the population of Pikeville decreased 9.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,781 people).

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

Communities Also Named Pikeville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Pikeville - they are located in Alabama (2), Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Pikeville ...

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

  • Dayton [Rhea County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dayton
    • Dayton [Rhea County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Pikeville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,332 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<6>
  • Dunlap [Sequatchie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunlap
    • Dunlap [Sequatchie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Pikeville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,237 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunlap
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunlap<6>
  • Lake Tansi Village [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Tansi Village
    • Lake Tansi Village [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Pikeville
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,803 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Tansi Village
  • Sopha [Van Buren County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sopha
    • Sopha [Van Buren County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Pikeville
    • Estimated population in 2014: 3,104 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sopha have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newton [Cumberland County]
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      • Newton [Cumberland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Pikeville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,968 people
      • Newton has also been known as:
      • Peay
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Sale Creek [Hamilton County]
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      • Sale Creek [Hamilton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Pikeville
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,845 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sale Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sale Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sale Creek<6>
    • Lakewood [Hamilton County]
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      • Lakewood [Hamilton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Pikeville
      • Estimated population in 2011: 2,336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakewood have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakewood
    • Spring City [Rhea County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring City
      • Spring City [Rhea County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Pikeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,839 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring City<6>
    • Spencer [Van Buren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
      • Spencer [Van Buren County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Pikeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,710 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<6>
    • Graysville [Rhea County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graysville
      • Graysville [Rhea County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Pikeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,570 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graysville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graysville

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 Pikeville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pikeville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pikeville ...

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

Adding Pikeville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pikeville 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 Pikeville was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).

We also found Pikeville in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pikeville on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Tennessee

About Bledsoe County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pikeville. 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 Bledsoe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pikeville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pikeville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Pikeville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pikeville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pikeville) 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 Pikeville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PikevilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pikeville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6057, Longitude: -85.1906    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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