RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Tracy City, Tennessee

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other TN
Communities

















Welcome to Tracy City ...

The town of Tracy City is located in Grundy County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tracy City has a population of 1,397 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Tracy City.

Tracy City is 1,850 feet [564 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Tracy City lies within the (931) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tracy City had an population of 1,397 people. This is a decrease of 5.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tracy City had a population of 1,481 people (which is 10.81% of the total population of Grundy County). This makes Tracy City the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Tracy City represents 0.02% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 196th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,481 people, the population of Tracy City decreased 11.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,679 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Tracy City.

Adding Tracy City to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Tracy City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Tracy City elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Tracy City on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Tracy City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Tracy City.

  • Jasper [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jasper
    • Jasper [Marion County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Tracy City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,447 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<6>
  • South Pittsburg [Marion County]
  • Decherd [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decherd
    • Decherd [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Tracy City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,371 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decherd have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decherd
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decherd<6>
  • Sewanee [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sewanee
    • Sewanee [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Tracy City
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,311 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sewanee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sewanee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sewanee<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cartwright [Sequatchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cartwright
      • Cartwright [Sequatchie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Tracy City
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,261 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartwright
    • Gruetli [Grundy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gruetli
      • Gruetli [Grundy County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Tracy City
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,775 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gruetli have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gruetli
    • Gruetli-Laager [Grundy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gruetli-Laager
      • Gruetli-Laager [Grundy County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Tracy City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,738 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gruetli-Laager have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gruetli-Laager
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gruetli-Laager<6>
    • Whitwell [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitwell
      • Whitwell [Marion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Tracy City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,730 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitwell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitwell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitwell<6>
    • Cowan [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowan
      • Cowan [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Tracy City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cowan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowan<6>
    • Kimball [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kimball
      • Kimball [Marion County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Tracy City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,449 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kimball have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kimball
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kimball<6>

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 Tracy City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tracy City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tracy City. 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 Tracy City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tracy City. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Tracy City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tracy City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Tennessee

About Grundy County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tracy City. 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 Grundy, 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 have 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 Tracy City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tracy City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tracy City) 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 Tracy City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tracy City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tracy City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2618, Longitude: -85.7513       In this case, the coordinates for Tracy City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 02 Mar 2021