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Overview

Introduction to Lynchburg, Tennessee

Lynchburg, Tennessee, in Moore county, is 38 miles S of Murfreesboro, Tennessee and 65 miles S of Nashville, Tennessee. The town is home to some 5,740 residents.

Lynchburg History

Lynchburg is the county seat of Moore County. Moore County was founded in 1872. The Town of Lynchburg has only one traffic light. The area is famous for its Jack Daniels distillery, the oldest licensed distillery in the US.

Lynchburg and nearby Attractions

  • Alabama Constitution Village
  • U.S. Space & Rocket Center
  • Burritt on the Mountain
  • Russell Cave National Monument
  • Monte Sano State Park
  • Tennessee Walking Horse Museum

Things To Do In Lynchburg

While in Lynchburg, one must visit the Jack Daniel’s Distillery, which is the most popular landmark in the town. Henry Horton State Park, Tims Ford State Park and the Old Stone Fort State Park provide amusement and recreation facilities to visitors and residents alike. The Huntsville Museum of Art, the Discovery Center at Murfree Springs and the U.S. Space & Rocket Center are all accessible from Lynchburg as well. The Music Festival is hosted by the city every August.

Lynchburg Transportation

Nashville International Airport offers air transportation facilities.

Lynchburg Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Motlow State Community College, the University of Alabama Huntsville and David Lipscomb University.

People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher
Median Earnings25+
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification
Median Earnings With High School Degree

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lynchburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles S of Murfreesboro, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles S of Nashville, Tennessee
County Moore
Standard Zip Codes 37352
Phone Area Codes 931
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.283
Longitude -86.374

Lynchburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TULLAHOMA
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 46 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 60 inches
Station FAYETTEVILLE WATER PLANT
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 73 F
Annual Precip 56.3 inches
Station SHELBYVILLE WATER DEPT
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 48 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 57.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Estill Springs 2,142 $52,069
Fayetteville 7,060 $38,042
Normandy 79 $0
Petersburg 698 $39,886
Shelbyville 20,779 $35,830
Tullahoma 19,022 $46,291

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lynchburg Public Libraries

Library
Moore County Public Library
17 LYNCHBURG HWY.
Lynchburg, Tennessee
(931) 759-7285

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Lynchburg High Schools

MOORE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
1502 LYNCHBURG HW
931-759-4231
Serves 432 students.

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