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Welcome to Red Boiling Springs ...

The city of Red Boiling Springs is located in Macon County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Red Boiling Springs: Red Boiling Spgs. (or less commonly used: Red Boiling Spngs. or Red Boiling Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Red Boiling Springs has a population of 1,132 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Red Boiling Springs.

Red Boiling Springs is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you leave Red Boiling Springs and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Red Boiling Springs is within the (615) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Red Boiling Springs had an population of 1,132 people. This is an increase of 1.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Red Boiling Springs had a population of 1,112 people. This makes Red Boiling Springs the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Red Boiling Springs represents 0.02% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 226th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,112 people, the population of Red Boiling Springs increased 8.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,023 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Red Boiling Springs.

Communities near Red Boiling Springs ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Red Boiling Springs.

  • Columbus Hill [Jackson County]
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    • Columbus Hill [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Red Boiling Springs
    • Estimated population in 2014: 36,071 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbus Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus Hill
  • Difficult [Smith County]
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    • Difficult [Smith County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Red Boiling Springs
    • Estimated population in 2014: 14,993 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Difficult
  • Hartsville [Trousdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartsville
    • Hartsville [Trousdale County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Red Boiling Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,455 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartsville<6>
  • Lafayette [Macon County]
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    • Lafayette [Macon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Red Boiling Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,271 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lafayette<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Carthage [Smith County]
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      • Carthage [Smith County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Red Boiling Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,331 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carthage<6>
    • Tompkinsville [Monroe County]
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      • Tompkinsville [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Red Boiling Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,229 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tompkinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tompkinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tompkinsville<6>
    • Celina [Clay County]
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      • Celina [Clay County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Red Boiling Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,407 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Celina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Celina<6>
    • Gainesboro [Jackson County]
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      • Gainesboro [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Red Boiling Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gainesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gainesboro<6>
    • Gamaliel [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gamaliel
      • Gamaliel [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Red Boiling Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 355 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gamaliel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gamaliel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gamaliel<6>
    • Fountain Run [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fountain Run
      • Fountain Run [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Red Boiling Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 208 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fountain Run
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fountain Run<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 Red Boiling Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Red Boiling Springs.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Red Boiling Springs ...

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

Adding Red Boiling Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Red Boiling Springs 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 Red Boiling Springs was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Red Boiling Springs on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Tennessee (1888).

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

The Communities of Tennessee

About Macon County

About Tennessee

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

The official website for Macon County: www.maconcountytn.com/

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 Macon, 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 Red Boiling Springs.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Red Boiling Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Red Boiling Springs) 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 Red Boiling Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Red Boiling SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red Boiling Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5302, Longitude: -85.8504       In this case, the coordinates for Red Boiling Springs 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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