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Welcome to Rutledge ...

The town of Rutledge is located in Grainger County and is the County Seat for Grainger County.

The location of Rutledge has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Rutledge has a population of 1,345 people<2> (see below for details).

Rutledge was established in 1798.

The community of Rutledge is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Rutledge lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Rutledge lies within the (865) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rutledge had a population of 1,122 people. This makes Rutledge the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Rutledge represents 0.02% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 224th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,122 people, the population of Rutledge decreased 5.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,187 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Rutledge had an population of 1,345 people. This is an increase of 19.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.31% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Rutledge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Rutledge - they are located in Alabama (2), Florida (2), Georgia, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Rutledge. 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 Rutledge. 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 Rutledge.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rutledge ...

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

Communities near Rutledge ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Cook Mill   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the South (S) of Rutledge

Located in Jefferson County

Morristown   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Rutledge

Located in Hamblen County

Dyers Ferry   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Rutledge

Jefferson City   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Rutledge

Located in Jefferson County

Oakland   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Rutledge

Dandridge   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Rutledge

Located in Jefferson County

Bean Station   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Rutledge

Beans   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Rutledge

Bright   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Rutledge

Located in Hamblen County

Monte Vista Estates   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Rutledge

Located in Hamblen County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Grainger County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rutledge.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Rutledge) 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 Rutledge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rutledge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rutledge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2804, Longitude: -83.5198     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rutledge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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