Rickman, Tennessee

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Rickman, Tennessee
Unincorporated community
Buildings along TN-42 in Rickman
Buildings along TN-42 in Rickman
Rickman, Tennessee is located in Tennessee
Rickman, Tennessee
Rickman, Tennessee
Rickman, Tennessee is located in USA
Rickman, Tennessee
Rickman, Tennessee
Coordinates: 36°15′45″N 85°22′32″W / 36.26250°N 85.37556°W / 36.26250; -85.37556Coordinates: 36°15′45″N 85°22′32″W / 36.26250°N 85.37556°W / 36.26250; -85.37556
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Overton
Elevation 1,076 ft (328 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38580
Area code(s) 931
GNIS feature ID 1299382[1]

Rickman is an unincorporated community in Overton County, Tennessee, United States.[1] Its ZIP code is 38580.[2] The community is concentrated around the intersection of Rickman Monterey Highway (State Route 293) and Rickman Road (State Route 42), northeast of Algood and southwest of Livingston, and is home to a post office, an elementary school, and several churches and small businesses.

Originally known as Bilbrey's Crossing, Rickman was later renamed for Carney H. Rickman, who operated a large lumber yard nearby along the railroad.[3]

Education[edit]

Rickman is home to one primary school, which is Rickman Elementary School. In 2011, RES had 765 students; the school's student-to-teacher ratio was 18:1. Rickman Elementary school was founded in 1917-18.[4][5]

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