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Tatum, Texas

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The location of Tatum

Welcome to Tatum ...

The city of Tatum is primarily located in Rusk County. A portion of Tatum extends into Panola County.

The location of Tatum has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Tatum has a population of 1,393 people<2> (see below for details).

Tatum is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Tatum: (903) and (430)<4>

The ZIP code for Tatum: 75691<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tatum had a population of 1,385 people. This makes Tatum the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,385 people, the population of Tatum increased 17.87% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,175 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Tatum had an population of 1,393 people. This is an increase of 0.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.55% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Tatum ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Tatum - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, New Mexico, South Carolina and Virginia.

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

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 Tatum. 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 Tatum. 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 Tatum.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tatum ...

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

Communities near Tatum ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Longview   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Tatum

Located in Gregg County

Marshall   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tatum

Located in Harrison County

Henderson   [Map]

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

Carthage   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Tatum

Located in Panola County

Hallsville   [Map]

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

Located in Harrison County

Lakeport   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tatum

Located in Gregg County

Beckville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Tatum

Located in Panola County

Easton   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tatum

Located in Gregg County

Rolling Meadows   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Tatum

Located in Gregg County

Nesbitt   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Tatum

Located in Harrison County

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tatum.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tatum - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).

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<5>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 Tatum). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tatum or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tatum) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tatum. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tatum

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tatum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3159, Longitude: -94.5191     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tatum have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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