Pelham, Tennessee

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Pelham, Tennessee
Census-designated place
Pelham-US41-TN50-tn1.jpg
Pelham, Tennessee is located in Tennessee
Pelham, Tennessee
Pelham, Tennessee
Pelham, Tennessee is located in USA
Pelham, Tennessee
Pelham, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°18′36″N 85°52′51″W / 35.31000°N 85.88083°W / 35.31000; -85.88083Coordinates: 35°18′36″N 85°52′51″W / 35.31000°N 85.88083°W / 35.31000; -85.88083
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Grundy
Area[1]
 • Total 16.640 sq mi (43.10 km2)
 • Land 16.640 sq mi (43.10 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,024 ft (312 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 403
 • Density 24/sq mi (9.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 37366
Area code(s) 931
GNIS feature ID 1297123[3]

Pelham is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Grundy County, Tennessee, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 403.[2] Pelham is located at the junction of U.S. Route 41, State Route 2, and State Route 50 near the base of the Cumberland Plateau, 5.35 miles (8.61 km) north-northwest of Monteagle.[4] Pelham has a post office with ZIP code 37366, which opened on April 4, 1832.[5][6]

The community is believed to have been named for a family of early settlers.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ "Pelham". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ Grundy County, Tennessee General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Tennessee Department of Transportation. 2005. Retrieved December 12, 2012. 
  5. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  6. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved December 12, 2012. 
  7. ^ Janelle Layne Taylor, "Pelham Valley Places," Grundy County History website. Accessed: 18 April 2016.