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Southport, Tennessee

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The location of Southport

Welcome to Southport ...

Southport is located in Maury County.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Southport had a population of 2,992 people.<2> (see below for details).

Southport is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you leave Southport and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Population Details ...

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

Communities near Southport ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Columbia   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the North (N) of Southport

Greenfield Bend   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Southport

Lewisburg   [Map]

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

Located in Marshall County

Pulaski   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Southport

Located in Giles County

Powell Chapel   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Southport

Located in Giles County

Sawdust   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Southport

New Prospect   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Southport

Located in Lawrence County

Jonesboro   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Southport

Mount Pleasant   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Southport

Wales   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Southport

Located in Giles County

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

Communities Also Named Southport ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Southport - they are located in California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (2), Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Oregon, Prince Edward Island and Virginia.

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

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 Southport. 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 Southport. 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 Southport.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Southport ...

Looking for more information about Southport? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Southport.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Southport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Southport) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4706, Longitude: -87.0989     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Southport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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