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South Pittsburg, Tennessee

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Welcome to South Pittsburg ...

The city of South Pittsburg is located in Marion County.

A typical abbreviation for South Pittsburg: S. Pittsburg

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, South Pittsburg has a population of 3,097 people<1> (see below for details).

South Pittsburg is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The telephone area code for South Pittsburg: (423)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, South Pittsburg had a population of 2,992 people (which is 10.6% of the total population of Marion County). This makes South Pittsburg the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of South Pittsburg represents 0.05% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 133rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,992 people, the population of South Pittsburg decreased 9.2% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 3,295 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, South Pittsburg had an population of 3,097 people. This is an increase of 3.51% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.01% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near South Pittsburg ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from South Pittsburg and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016
Bridgeport (AL)   [Map]   2,337   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Stevenson (AL)   [Map]   1,977   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Trenton (GA)   [Map]   2,255   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cowan   [Map]   1,683   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jasper   [Map]   3,362   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Monteagle   [Map]   1,172   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named South Pittsburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named South Pittsburg - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

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 South Pittsburg. 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 South Pittsburg. 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 South Pittsburg.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Pittsburg ...

Looking for more information about South Pittsburg? 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 South Pittsburg, 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 South Pittsburg.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) South Pittsburg. 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.

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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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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.

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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 South Pittsburg.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Pittsburg - 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 that starts in South Pittsburg. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- South Pittsburg) 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 South Pittsburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South Pittsburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Pittsburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0159, Longitude: -85.7122     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Pittsburg 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 South Pittsburg.