Lynnville, Tennessee

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Lynnville, Tennessee
Town
Downtown Lynnville, 2009
Downtown Lynnville, 2009
Motto: "Striving to be the best small town in America."
Location of Lynnville, Tennessee
Location of Lynnville, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°22′38″N 87°0′19″W / 35.37722°N 87.00528°W / 35.37722; -87.00528Coordinates: 35°22′38″N 87°0′19″W / 35.37722°N 87.00528°W / 35.37722; -87.00528
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Giles
Settled 1809
Government
 • Mayor Troy Hood
 • Vice Mayor Robert White
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 751 ft (229 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 287
 • Density 960/sq mi (360/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38472
Area code(s) 931
FIPS code 47-44420[1]
GNIS feature ID 1292366[2]
Website http://www.lynnville.org

Lynnville is a town in Giles County, Tennessee. The population was 287 at the 2010 census.[3] The name is from a local creek.

Geography[edit]

Lynnville is located at 35°22′38″N 87°0′19″W / 35.37722°N 87.00528°W / 35.37722; -87.00528 (35.377313, -87.005306)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all land.

Lynnville is in the south-central part of Tennessee. It is located on Route 129, east of U.S. Route 31.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 596
1920 552 −7.4%
1930 422 −23.6%
1940 374 −11.4%
1950 356 −4.8%
1960 362 1.7%
1970 327 −9.7%
1980 383 17.1%
1990 344 −10.2%
2000 345 0.3%
2010 287 −16.8%
Est. 2012 283 −1.4%
Sources:[5][6]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 345 people, 150 households, and 96 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,060.2 people per square mile (403.7/km²). There were 161 housing units at an average density of 494.7 per square mile (188.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 87.83% White, 9.57% African American, 1.16% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.29% Pacific Islander, and 0.87% from two or more races.

There were 150 households out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.0% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.0% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,875, and the median income for a family was $45,000. Males had a median income of $31,875 versus $18,854 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,147. About 9.8% of families and 14.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.3% of those under age 18 and 22.0% of those age 65 or over.

As of the 2010 census, there were 287 people residing in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 91.64% White, 8.01% African American, and 0.35% from two or more races. In the town, the population was 5.57% under 5 years, 13.94% from 5 to 17, 61.32% from 18-64, and 19.16% 65 years and older. 50.17% were male and 49.83% were female.[7]

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Notable Residents[edit]

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