Wilder, Tennessee

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Wilder, Tennessee
Unincorporated community
Wilder Post Office in 2010
Wilder Post Office in 2010
Coordinates: 36°15′58″N 85°05′26″W / 36.26611°N 85.09056°W / 36.26611; -85.09056Coordinates: 36°15′58″N 85°05′26″W / 36.26611°N 85.09056°W / 36.26611; -85.09056
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Fentress
Elevation 1,506 ft (459 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 374
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 931
GNIS feature ID 1274557[1]

Wilder is an unincorporated community in Fentress County, Tennessee, United States. The town is in the Cumberland Mountains near Cookeville, Tennessee. It reached a population of more than 20,000 as a mining town in the 1920s, but had declined to a population of only 374 in the 2000 census and less than 150 in 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.