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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,185
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens18.4%
Employed Population 16+7,746
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married49.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.7%
Median Earnings25+$31,926
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,679

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,729
% Above Poverty Level82%
% Below Poverty Level18%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.4%
Median Gross Rent$664
Median House Value$114,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.8%
Irish16.4%
German14.6%
English12.3%
Italian4.4%
Scottish2.5%
French Except Basque2.4%
Polish1.7%
Welsh1.4%
Swedish0.6%
African0.3%
Serbian0.3%
West Indian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Czech0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Tullahoma Almanac

CategoryValue
County Coffee County
Standard Zip Codes37388, 37389
Phone Area Codes931
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.37
Approximate Longitude-86.2

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Decherd2,890$36,774
Estill Springs2,121$52,321
Manchester10,387$54,651
Normandy80$50,417
Winchester8,504$50,662

Tullahoma Public Libraries

Coffee County Lannom Memorial Public Library
312 NORTH COLLINS STREET
Tullahoma, Tennessee
(931) 455-2460

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Tullahoma Hospitals

Harton Regional Medical Center
(Proprietary)
1801 North Jackson Street
(931) 393-3000

Tullahoma Public Schools

Bel Aire Elementary
500 Stone Blvd
ZIP: 37388
(931) 454-2610
Primary
Total Enrollment 381
East Lincoln Elementary
700 East Lincoln St
ZIP: 37388
(931) 454-2612
Primary
Total Enrollment 532
East Middle School
908 Country Club Dr
ZIP: 37388
(931) 454-2632
Middle
Total Enrollment 382
Hickerson Elementary
5017 Old Manchester Hw
ZIP: 37388
(931) 455-9576
Primary
Total Enrollment 227
Jack T Farrar Elementary
215 Westside Dr
ZIP: 37388
(931) 454-2608
Primary
Total Enrollment 343
North Lake Elementary
10626 Old Tullahoma Rd
ZIP: 37388
(931) 455-6239
Primary
Total Enrollment 288
Robert E Lee Elementary
313 Layne St
ZIP: 37388
(931) 464-2637
Primary
Total Enrollment 393
Tullahoma High School
1001 North Jackson St
ZIP: 37388
(931) 454-2620
High
Total Enrollment 1066
West Middle School
90 Hermitage Dr
ZIP: 37388
(931) 454-2605
Middle
Total Enrollment 416

Tullahoma Private Schools

St Paul The Apostle School
306 W Grizzard St
ZIP: 37388
Elementary
Total Enrollment 72
Tullahoma Christian Academy
802 N Washington St
ZIP: 37388
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 14
Tullahoma Sda School
231 Turkey Creek Dr
ZIP: 37388
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
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