Buildings along TN-42 in Rickman
|Elevation||1,076 ft (328 m)|
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Rickman is an unincorporated community in Overton County, Tennessee, United States. Its ZIP code is 38580. 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.
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.
- "Rickman, Tennessee". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
- Jason Duke, Tennessee Coal Mining, Railroading, and Logging in Cumberland, Fentress, Overton, and Putnam Counties (Turner Publishing Company, 2003), p. 38.
- Josephine's Journal
- Rickman Elementary School
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