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Overview

Introduction to Tullahoma, Tennessee

Tullahoma, Tennessee, in Coffee county, is 35 miles S of Murfreesboro, Tennessee and 64 miles SE of Nashville, Tennessee.

Tullahoma History

Tullahoma was established in 1852 as a work camp. The name Tullahoma is derived from a Choctaw word meaning red rock. Tulkahoma later became Tullahoma after the name was corrupted. The city was incorporated in 1852.

Tullahoma and nearby Attractions

  • Staggerwing Museum
  • Big Spring Park
  • Tullahoma Plaza Shopping Center
  • Tullahoma Golf And Country Club

Things To Do In Tullahoma

The North Atlantic Street Historic District, Big Spring Park and Southside Park offer various facilities for recreation and entertainment. Shopping is available at the Northgate Mall Shopping Center and the Tullahoma Plaza Shopping Center. Local churches include the Spring Creek Church and Saint Paul’s Catholic Church. Local celebrations include the Fine Arts Festival.

Tullahoma Transportation

Nashville International is the nearest major airport.

Tullahoma Higher Education

The city is home to the Motlow State Community College. Other local institutions of higher education include Middle Tennessee State University, the University of Alabama at Huntsville, David Lipscomb University and Columbia State Community College.

People

Total Population19,022
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens18.4%
Employed Population 16+7,737
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married47.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.7%
Median Earnings25+$30,570
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,398
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,017

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,291
% Above Poverty Level80.5%
% Below Poverty Level19.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone32.7%
Median Gross Rent$635
Median House Value$113,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.3%
US/American0%
English14.6%
Irish17.6%

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

Tullahoma Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 35 miles S of Murfreesboro, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City64 miles SE of Nashville, Tennessee
CountyCoffee
Standard Zip Codes37388, 37389
Phone Area Codes931
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude35.361
Longitude-86.209

Tullahoma Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationTULLAHOMA
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp28 to 46 F
Apr Temp45 to 69 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp47 to 71 F
Annual Precip60 inches
StationWINCHESTER 1 E
Distance13.8 miles
Jan Temp30 to 49 F
Apr Temp48 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp48 to 72 F
Annual Precip54.2 inches
StationSHELBYVILLE WATER DEPT
Distance18.2 miles
Jan Temp27 to 48 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp46 to 73 F
Annual Precip57.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Tullahoma, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Arnold A F B (37389)

Dickel (37388)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Decherd2,703$40,208
Estill Springs2,142$52,069
Manchester10,298$47,794
Normandy79$0
Winchester8,502$47,875

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

Tullahoma Public Libraries

Library
Coffee Co. Lannom Memorial Library
312 NORTH COLLINS
Tullahoma, Tennessee
(931) 455-2460
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Tullahoma Hospitals

HARTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
1801 N JACKSON ST BOX 460
(931) 393-3000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Tullahoma High Schools

TULLAHOMA HIGH SCHOOL
1001 NORTH JACKSON ST
931-454-2620
Serves 1,156 students.

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