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Watertown, Tennessee
(Wilson County)

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Welcome to Watertown ...

The city of Watertown is located in Wilson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Watertown has a population of 1,515 people<1> (see below for details).

Watertown is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Watertown is located in the (615) area code.

The ZIP code for Watertown: 37184<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Watertown had a population of 1,477 people. This makes Watertown the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Watertown represents 0.02% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 198th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,477 people, the population of Watertown increased 8.76% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,358 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Watertown had an population of 1,515 people. This is an increase of 2.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.56% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Watertown ...

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

Beyond Tennessee, there are 20 communities that are also named Watertown - they are located in Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois (3), Kansas (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Saskatchewan, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

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

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 Watertown. 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 Watertown. 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 Watertown. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Watertown ...

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

Communities near Watertown ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Murphree   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the West (W) of Watertown

Located in Rutherford County

Lebanon   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Watertown

Temperance Hall   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Watertown

Located in DeKalb County

Centerville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Watertown

Woodbury   [Map]

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

Located in Cannon County

Carthage   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Watertown

Located in Smith County

Jamestown   [Map]

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

Located in Rutherford County

Bluff Creek   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Watertown

Located in Smith County

South Carthage   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Watertown

Located in Smith County

Gordonsville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Watertown

Located in Smith County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Wilson County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wilson County:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Watertown.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Watertown - 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 city (such as Watertown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Watertown 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Watertown) 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 Watertown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Watertown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Watertown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1003, Longitude: -86.1322     [Map].

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