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Saint Marys, Tennessee
(Franklin County)

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The location of Saint Marys

Welcome to Saint Marys ...

Saint Marys is located in Franklin County.

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

When the people of Saint Marys refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Saint Marysite<2>

A typical abbreviation for Saint Marys: St. Marys

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Saint Marys had a population of 782 people.<3> (see below for details).

Saint Marys is 1,840 feet [561 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Saint Marys (for example, toward Signal Mountain), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Saint Marys: (931)

Population Details ...

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Marys.

Communities near Saint Marys ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Saint Marys and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Bridgeport (AL)   [Map]   2,312   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cowan   [Map]   1,658   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Decherd   [Map]   2,382   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Estill Springs   [Map]   2,011   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Jasper   [Map]   3,316   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kimball   [Map]   1,400   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Saint Marys ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Saint Marys: This one is located in Franklin County and the other is located in Lawrence County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 30 communities that are also named Saint Marys - they are located in Alaska, Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan, Nevada, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

See 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 Saint Marys. 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 Saint Marys. 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 Saint Marys.

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

Websites for Saint Marys ...

Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Marys ...

Looking for more information about Saint Marys? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Franklin County:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

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>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 Saint Marys refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Saint Marys may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Saint Marys.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Marys - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>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- Saint Marys) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Marys. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1737, Longitude: -85.9416     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saint Marys have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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