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Welcome to Union City ...

The city of Union City is located in Obion County<1> and is the County Seat for Obion County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Union City has a population of 10,387 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Union City is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Union City: (731)

Websites for Union City ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.obioncountytennessee.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Union City, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Union City had an population of 10,387 people. This is a decrease of 4.66% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Union City had a population of 10,895 people (which is 34.25% of the total population of Obion County). This makes Union City the county's most populous community.

The population of Union City represents 0.17% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 49th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,895 people, the population of Union City has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 10,876 people).

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

Adding Union City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Union 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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Union City was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).

We also found Union City in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Union City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Union City - they are located in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas (6), Kentucky (2), Michigan, Missouri (2), New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Union City ...

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

  • Martin [Weakley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin
    • Martin [Weakley County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Union City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,567 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martin<6>
  • South Fulton [Obion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton [Obion County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Union City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,210 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Fulton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Fulton<6>
  • Fulton [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
    • Fulton [Fulton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Union City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,108 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<6>
  • Hickman [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickman
    • Hickman [Fulton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Union City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,105 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hickman<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Englewood [Obion County]
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      • Englewood [Obion County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Union City
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,532 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Englewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Englewood
    • New Markham [Lake County]
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      • New Markham [Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Union City
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,354 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Markham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Markham
    • Troy [Obion County]
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      • Troy [Obion County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Union City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,328 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<6>
    • Clinton [Hickman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
      • Clinton [Hickman County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Union City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,244 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<6>
    • Kenton [Gibson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kenton
      • Kenton [Gibson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Union City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,190 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenton
    • Obion [Obion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Obion
      • Obion [Obion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Union City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,043 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Obion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Obion

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Union City. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Union City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Union City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Obion County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Union 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 Obion, 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 Union City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Union 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' (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- Union 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 Union City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Union CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4259, Longitude: -89.0469       In this case, the coordinates for Union 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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