Woodbury, Tennessee

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Woodbury, Tennessee
Town
Woodbury-from-summit-tn1.jpg
Location of Woodbury, Tennessee
Location of Woodbury, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°49′25″N 86°4′13″W / 35.82361°N 86.07028°W / 35.82361; -86.07028Coordinates: 35°49′25″N 86°4′13″W / 35.82361°N 86.07028°W / 35.82361; -86.07028
CountryUnited States
StateTennessee
CountyCannon
Established1819[1]
Incorporated1838[2]
Named forLevi Woodbury[3]
Government
 • MayorHarold Patrick
Area
 • Total1.7 sq mi (4.5 km2)
 • Land1.7 sq mi (4.5 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation722 ft (220 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total2,680
 • Density1,406.0/sq mi (542.8/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code37190
Area code(s)615
FIPS code47-81560[4]
GNIS feature ID1304664[5]
 
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Woodbury, Tennessee
Town
Woodbury-from-summit-tn1.jpg
Location of Woodbury, Tennessee
Location of Woodbury, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°49′25″N 86°4′13″W / 35.82361°N 86.07028°W / 35.82361; -86.07028Coordinates: 35°49′25″N 86°4′13″W / 35.82361°N 86.07028°W / 35.82361; -86.07028
CountryUnited States
StateTennessee
CountyCannon
Established1819[1]
Incorporated1838[2]
Named forLevi Woodbury[3]
Government
 • MayorHarold Patrick
Area
 • Total1.7 sq mi (4.5 km2)
 • Land1.7 sq mi (4.5 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation722 ft (220 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total2,680
 • Density1,406.0/sq mi (542.8/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code37190
Area code(s)615
FIPS code47-81560[4]
GNIS feature ID1304664[5]

Woodbury is a town in Cannon County, Tennessee, United States. Woodbury is part of the Nashville Metropolitan Statistical Area and is located approximately 50 miles (80 km) southeast of downtown Nashville. The population was 2,680 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Cannon County.[6]

Geography[edit]

Woodbury is a small town located at 35°49′25″N 86°4′13″W / 35.82361°N 86.07028°W / 35.82361; -86.07028 (35.823644, -86.070268).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town of Woodbury has a total area of 1.77 square miles (4.6 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
CensusPop.
1870329
188039319.5%
189057646.6%
1900468−18.7%
191060429.1%
1920278−54.0%
193050280.6%
194066332.1%
19501,00050.8%
19601,56256.2%
19701,72510.4%
19802,16025.2%
19902,2875.9%
20002,4286.2%
20102,68010.4%
Est. 20122,7020.8%
Sources:[8][9]

As of the census[4] of 2010, there were 2,680 people, 1,052 households, and 608 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,552.0 people per square mile (541.9/km²). There were 1,159 housing units at an average density of 671.1 per square mile (258.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.36% White, 3.83% African American, 0.54% Native American, 0.04% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.41% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.35% of the population.

There were 1,052 households out of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.1% were married couples living together, 16.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.2% were non-families. 39.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 80.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 71.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,846, and the median income for a family was $33,889. Males had a median income of $28,636 versus $19,231 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,557. About 17.9% of families and 23.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.2% of those under age 18 and 24.5% of those age 65 or over.

Festivals[edit]

There are a few festivals in Woodbury. The most notable taking place each Spring known as "The Good Ole Days." Other festivals include the Cannon County Christmas Business Open House, and a weekly "Cruise-In" at the square. [10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goodspeed's History of Cannon County (1886). Retrieved at USGenNet.org: 2 March 2013.
  2. ^ Tennessee Blue Book, 2005-2006, pp. 618-625.
  3. ^ Carroll Van West, "Cannon County," Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. Retrieved: 2 March 2013.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing: Decennial Censuses". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  9. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  10. ^ http://cannontn.com/events/2014-12/

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