Cottontown, Tennessee

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Cottontown, Tennessee
Census-designated place
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
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Sumner
 • Total 3.498 sq mi (9.06 km2)
 • Land 3.498 sq mi (9.06 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 571 ft (174 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 367
 • Density 100/sq mi (41/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 615
GNIS feature ID 1281368[3]

Cottontown is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Sumner County, 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.