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Welcome to Piperton ...

The city of Piperton is located in Fayette County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Piperton has a population of 1,986 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Piperton.

Piperton is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Piperton: (901)

Websites for Piperton ...

Official Website:   www.piperton.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.fayettecountychamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Piperton had an population of 1,986 people. This is an increase of 37.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 237.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Piperton had a population of 1,445 people. This makes Piperton the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Piperton represents 0.02% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 201st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,445 people, the population of Piperton increased 145.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 589 people).

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

Adding Piperton 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 Piperton 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 Piperton 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 Piperton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Piperton ...

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

  • Bartlett [Shelby County]
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    • Bartlett [Shelby County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Piperton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,440 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bartlett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bartlett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bartlett<6>
  • Germantown [Shelby County]
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    • Germantown [Shelby County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Piperton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Germantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Germantown<6>
  • Olive Branch [DeSoto County]
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    • Olive Branch [DeSoto County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Piperton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,924 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olive Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olive Branch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olive Branch<6>
  • Lakeland [Shelby County]
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    • Lakeland [Shelby County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Piperton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,642 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakeland<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arlington [Shelby County]
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      • Arlington [Shelby County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Piperton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,743 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<6>
    • Oakland [Fayette County]
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      • Oakland [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Piperton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,345 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
    • Holly Springs [Marshall County]
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      • Holly Springs [Marshall County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Piperton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,798 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Springs<6>
    • Feathers Chapel [Fayette County]
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      • Feathers Chapel [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Piperton
      • Estimated population in 2014: 7,102 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Feathers Chapel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Feathers Chapel
    • New Bethel [Fayette County]
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      • New Bethel [Fayette County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Piperton
      • Estimated population in 2014: 3,324 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Bethel
    • Byhalia [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byhalia
      • Byhalia [Marshall County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Piperton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byhalia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byhalia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byhalia<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 Piperton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Piperton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Piperton ...

Looking for more information about Piperton? 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 Piperton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Piperton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Fayette County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Piperton: www.piperton.com/

The official website for Fayette County: www.fayettetn.us/

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 Fayette, 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 Piperton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Piperton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Piperton) 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 Piperton. 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 Piperton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Piperton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0242, Longitude: -89.6215       In this case, the coordinates for Piperton 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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