Telford, Tennessee

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Telford, Tennessee
Buildings along Mill Street in the town.
Buildings along Mill Street in the town.
Telford, Tennessee is located in Tennessee
Telford, Tennessee
Telford, Tennessee
Coordinates: 36°14′56″N 82°32′43″W / 36.24889°N 82.54528°W / 36.24889; -82.54528Coordinates: 36°14′56″N 82°32′43″W / 36.24889°N 82.54528°W / 36.24889; -82.54528
CountryUnited States
 • Total2.469 sq mi (6.39 km2)
 • Land2.469 sq mi (6.39 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
1,555 ft (474 m)
 • Total921
 • Density370/sq mi (140/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)423

Telford is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Washington County, Tennessee, United States, located between Jonesborough and Limestone. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 921.[2] The area is a part of the Johnson City–KingsportBristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area – commonly known as the "Tri-Cities" region.

History[change | change source]

During the Civil War, citizens of this part of Washington County voted to secede from the Confederacy. They were unsuccessful in getting others to do so. The independent nation called "Bricker's Republic" soon was forgotten.[4] A Civil War battle took place in Telford on September 8, 1863.

Notable people[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS – Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  4. Paul Fink, Jonesborough (2002 printing), p. 87.