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Sopha, Tennessee

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Welcome to Sopha ...

So far, we have found very little information about Sopha. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Sopha to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Sopha, please Contact Us.

Sopha would have been located within present day Van Buren County.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Sopha had a population of 3,094 people.<3> (see below for details).

While the community is gone, the present day location for Sopha is 1,840 feet [561 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Sopha was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

If Sopha still existed, it would have been in the (931) area code.

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 Sopha. 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 Sopha. 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 Sopha.

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

Communities near Sopha ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Smyrna   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the West (W) of Sopha

Located in Warren County

McMinnville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Sopha

Located in Warren County

Hart   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Sopha

Located in Bledsoe County

Sparta   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Sopha

Located in White County

Newton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Sopha

Located in Cumberland County

Spencer   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Sopha

Pikeville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Sopha

Located in Bledsoe County

Doyle   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Sopha

Located in White County

Beersheba Springs   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Sopha

Located in Grundy County

Campaign   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sopha

Located in Warren County

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Sopha, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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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 Sopha.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sopha - 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 '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- Sopha) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sopha. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6653, Longitude: -85.5214     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sopha have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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