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Welcome to South Carthage ...

The town of South Carthage is located in Smith County<1>.


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


A typical abbreviation for South Carthage: S. Carthage

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, South Carthage has a population of 1,393 people<3> (see below for details).

South Carthage is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for South Carthage: (615)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, South Carthage had an population of 1,393 people. This is an increase of 5.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.99% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, South Carthage had a population of 1,322 people (which is 6.9% of the total population of Smith County). This makes South Carthage the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of South Carthage represents 0.02% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 214th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,322 people, the population of South Carthage increased 1.54% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,302 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for South Carthage.

Communities Also Named South Carthage ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named South Carthage - it's located in Maine.

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

Communities near South Carthage ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near South Carthage.

  • Lebanon
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Difficult
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Difficult
    • Difficult is located in Smith County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 14,993 people
  • Hartsville
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Temperance Hall
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Temperance Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Temperance Hall
    • Temperance Hall is located in DeKalb County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 5,791 people
  • Lafayette
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Lafayette
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lafayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lafayette
    • Lafayette is located in Putnam County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 4,962 people
  • Centerville
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
    • Centerville is located in Wilson County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 3,595 people
  • Pekin ‑ Historic
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pekin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pekin
    • Pekin is located in Putnam County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 2,114 people
  • Baxter
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baxter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baxter
    • Baxter is located in Putnam County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,543 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baxter <5>
  • Watertown
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around South Carthage. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for South Carthage.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of South Carthage. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around South Carthage.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around South Carthage. See our Newspapers Page for South Carthage.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Carthage ...

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

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Smith, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for South Carthage.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Carthage - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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