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Welcome to Tusculum ...

The city of Tusculum is located in Greene County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tusculum has a population of 2,690 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Tusculum is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Tusculum lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Tusculum is located in the (423) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tusculum had an population of 2,690 people. This is an increase of 1.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tusculum had a population of 2,663 people. This makes Tusculum the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Tusculum represents 0.04% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 142nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,663 people, the population of Tusculum increased 32.88% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,004 people).

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

Communities Also Named Tusculum ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Tusculum: This one is located in Greene County and the other is located in Davidson County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 5 communities that are also named Tusculum - they are located in Georgia, Ohio and Pennsylvania (2).

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

Communities near Tusculum ...

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

  • Greeneville [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greeneville
    • Greeneville [Greene County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Tusculum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,940 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greeneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greeneville<6>
  • Nolichucky [Washington County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nolichucky
    • Nolichucky [Washington County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Tusculum
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 5,861 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nolichucky have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Erwin [Unicoi County]
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    • Erwin [Unicoi County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Tusculum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,854 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erwin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erwin<6>
  • Jonesborough [Washington County]
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    • Jonesborough [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Tusculum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,765 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesborough
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesborough<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Onks [Washington County]
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      • Onks [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Tusculum
      • Estimated population in 2014: 3,715 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onks
    • Mosheim [Greene County]
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      • Mosheim [Greene County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Tusculum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,357 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mosheim have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mosheim
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mosheim<6>
    • Blair Gap [Sullivan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blair Gap
      • Blair Gap [Sullivan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Tusculum
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,870 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blair Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blair Gap
    • Banner Hill [Unicoi County]
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      • Banner Hill [Unicoi County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Tusculum
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banner Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banner Hill
    • Ernestville [Unicoi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ernestville
      • Ernestville [Unicoi County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Tusculum
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,311 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ernestville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ernestville
    • Fall Branch [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fall Branch
      • Fall Branch [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Tusculum
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,291 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fall Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fall Branch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fall Branch<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 Tusculum. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tusculum.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tusculum ...

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

Adding Tusculum to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Tusculum was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tusculum. 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 Greene, 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 Tusculum.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tusculum - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tusculum) 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 Tusculum. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TusculumOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tusculum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1742, Longitude: -82.7456       In this case, the coordinates for Tusculum 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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