Cottontown, Tennessee

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Cottontown, Tennessee
Cottontown, Tennessee is located in Tennessee
Cottontown, Tennessee
Cottontown, Tennessee
Coordinates: 36°27′05″N 86°32′17″W / 36.45139°N 86.53806°W / 36.45139; -86.53806Coordinates: 36°27′05″N 86°32′17″W / 36.45139°N 86.53806°W / 36.45139; -86.53806
CountryUnited States
CountySumner, Robertson
 • Total3.498 sq mi (9.06 km2)
 • Land3.498 sq mi (9.06 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
571 ft (174 m)
 • Total367
 • Density100/sq mi (41/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)615
GNIS feature ID1281368[3]

Cottontown is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Sumner and Robertson counties, Tennessee, United States. It was named for Capt. Thomas Cotton, a Revolutionary War veteran from North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 367.[2] It is located along State Route 25 northwest of neighboring Gallatin. The area has its own Post Office. The United States Postal Service ZIP code for the Cottontown area is 37048.

Notable Mentions[edit]

  • King Homestead Historic homeplace is located in Cottontown just off of Hwy 25.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. ^ "Cottontown". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.