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Savannah, Tennessee

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Welcome to Savannah ...

The city of Savannah is located in Hardin County and is the County Seat for Hardin County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Savannah has a population of 7,019 people<1> (see below for details).

Savannah is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Savannah is located in the (731) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Savannah had a population of 6,982 people (which is 26.83% of the total population of Hardin County). This makes Savannah the county's most populous community.

The population of Savannah represents 0.11% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 75th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,982 people, the population of Savannah has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,917 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Savannah had an population of 7,019 people. This is an increase of 0.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.47% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Savannah ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016
Adamsville   [Map]   2,204   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clifton   [Map]   2,658   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Johnson Ford   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lutts   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Michie   [Map]   589   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Nixon   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Savannah ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Savannah - they are located in California, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Texas and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Savannah. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Savannah. 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 Savannah. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

Websites for Savannah ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Savannah ...

Looking for more information about Savannah? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Savannah, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Savannah.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Savannah. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Tennessee

About Hardin County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Savannah:

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Savannah - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Savannah. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Savannah) 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 Savannah. 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 Savannah

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Savannah. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2210, Longitude: -88.2355     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Savannah have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Savannah.