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Sewanee, Tennessee

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The location of Sewanee

Welcome to Sewanee ...

Sewanee is located in Franklin County.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Sewanee had a population of 2,311 people.<2> (see below for details).

Sewanee is 1,920 feet [585 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Sewanee: (931)

Population Details ...

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

Communities Also Named Sewanee ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Sewanee - it's located in Kansas.

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

Websites for Sewanee ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Sewanee, the following might be of interest:

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 Sewanee. 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 Sewanee. 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 Sewanee. Our list includes 9 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sewanee ...

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

Communities near Sewanee ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Winchester   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the West (W) of Sewanee

Jasper   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Sewanee

Located in Marion County

South Pittsburg   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Sewanee

Located in Marion County

Decherd   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the West (W) of Sewanee

Southgate Park   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Sewanee

Located in Coffee County

Estill Springs   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the West (W) of Sewanee

Gruetli   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Sewanee

Located in Grundy County

Gruetli-Laager   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Sewanee

Located in Grundy County

Cowan   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Sewanee

Kimball   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Sewanee

Located in Marion County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Franklin County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sewanee. 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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sewanee.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sewanee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sewanee) 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 Sewanee. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sewanee

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sewanee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2031, Longitude: -85.9211     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sewanee have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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