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Welcome to Pulaski ...

The city of Pulaski is located in Giles County and is the County Seat for Giles County.

When the people of Pulaski refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Pulaskian<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Pulaski has a population of 7,652 people<2> (see below for details).

Pulaski is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Pulaski: (931)

The ZIP code for Pulaski: 38478<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pulaski had a population of 7,870 people (or 26.69% of the total population of Giles County). This makes Pulaski the county's most populous community.

The population of Pulaski represents 0.12% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 67th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,870 people, the population of Pulaski has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,871 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Pulaski had an population of 7,652 people. This is a decrease of 2.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.78% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Pulaski ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lawrenceburg   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the West (W) of Pulaski

Located in Lawrence County

New Prospect   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Pulaski

Located in Lawrence County

Southport   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Pulaski

Located in Maury County

Ardmore   [Map]

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

Located in Limestone County (AL)

Olivet   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Pulaski

Cornersville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Pulaski

Located in Marshall County

Ardmore   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Pulaski

Trigg   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Pulaski

Minor Hill   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Pulaski

Elkton   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Pulaski

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

Communities Also Named Pulaski ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Pulaski - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia (3), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Websites for Pulaski ...

Official Website:

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 Pulaski. 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 Pulaski. 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 Pulaski. Our list includes 20 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pulaski ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Pulaski refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Pulaski may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Pulaski.

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

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<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 Pulaski). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pulaski or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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- Pulaski) 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 Pulaski. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pulaski

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pulaski. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2001, Longitude: -87.0305     [Map].

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