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Welcome to Thompson's Station ...

The town of Thompson's Station is located in Williamson County.

A typical abbreviation for Thompson's Station: Thompsons Sta. (in Canada, 'Stn.' is the more common abbreviation.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Thompson's Station has a population of 6,114 people<1> (see below for details).

Thompson's Station was settled in 1780 and was incorporated in 1990.

The town of Thompson's Station was named Littlebury before it was changed to Thompson's Station and going back to its beginning, it was originally named White House.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Thompson's Station: Named in honor of Dr. Elijah Thompson, who donated land on which the village and train station was built.

The community of Thompson's Station is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Thompson's Station lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Thompson's Station: (615)

The ZIP code for Thompson's Station: 37179<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Thompson's Station had a population of 2,194 people. This makes Thompson's Station the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Thompson's Station represents 0.03% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 163rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,194 people, the population of Thompson's Station increased 71.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,283 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Thompson's Station had an population of 6,114 people. This is an increase of 178.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 376.54% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Thompson's Station.

Websites for Thompson's Station ...

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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 Thompson's Station. 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 Thompson's Station. 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 Thompson's Station.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Thompson's Station:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thompson's Station ...

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

Communities near Thompson's Station ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Franklin   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the North (N) of Thompson's Station

Brentwood   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Thompson's Station

Columbia   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Thompson's Station

Located in Maury County

Nolensville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Thompson's Station

Fairview   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Thompson's Station

Sawdust   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Thompson's Station

Located in Maury County

Forest Hills   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Thompson's Station

Located in Davidson County

Loriland   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Thompson's Station

McEwen   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Thompson's Station

Chapel Hill   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Thompson's Station

Located in Marshall County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Thompson's Station.

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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 Thompson's Station.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thompson's Station - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Thompson's Station). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Thompson's Station or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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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- Thompson's Station) 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 Thompson's Station. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Thompson's Station

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thompson's Station. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7970, Longitude: -86.9055     [Map].

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