Beechgrove, Tennessee

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Beechgrove, Tennessee
Unincorporated community
Beechgrove, Tennessee is located in Tennessee
Beechgrove, Tennessee
Beechgrove, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°37′37″N 86°14′25″W / 35.62694°N 86.24028°W / 35.62694; -86.24028Coordinates: 35°37′37″N 86°14′25″W / 35.62694°N 86.24028°W / 35.62694; -86.24028
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Coffee
Elevation 876 ft (267 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 37018
Area code(s) 931
GNIS feature ID 1269328[1]

Beechgrove (also known as Beech Grove) is an unincorporated community in Coffee County, Tennessee, United States. Beechgrove is located in northwestern Coffee County at the junction of Interstate 24, U.S. Route 41, State Route 2, and State Route 64.[2] Beechgrove has a post office with ZIP code 37018.[3][4]

Between June 24–26, 1863, the Battle of Hoover's Gap was fought around Beechgrove. The Beechgrove Confederate Cemetery now occupies a portion of the battlefield, on top of a hill overlooking present-day I-24. It contains 56 graves, 52 are of unknown soldiers.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beechgrove". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Tennessee Department of Transportation (2004) (PDF). Coffee County, Tennessee General Highway Map (Map). http://www.tdot.state.tn.us/Maps/county/co16.pdf. Retrieved November 30, 2012.
  3. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  4. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved November 30, 2012. 
  5. ^ Walter J. Timoschuk. "Beech Grove Pioneer & Confederate Cemetery". Sharon N. Goodman. Retrieved March 1, 2014.