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Bluff City, Tennessee
Location of Bluff City in Sullivan County, Tennessee.
|• Total||1.85 sq mi (4.80 km2)|
|• Land||1.75 sq mi (4.53 km2)|
|• Water||0.10 sq mi (0.27 km2)|
|Elevation||1,450 ft (442 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||955.92/sq mi (369.05/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1305320|
Bluff City is a city in Sullivan County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 1,733 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Kingsport–Bristol (TN)–Bristol (VA) Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson City–Kingsport–Bristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area – commonly known as the "Tri-Cities" region.
Bluff City underwent several name changes before incorporating on July 1, 1887 under its present name. The town was originally known as Choate’s Ford, and later took the name Middletown. After the East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Railroad was built, crossing the Holston River at the town site, the name Union was adopted. During the Civil War it was called Zollicoffer after Confederate General Felix Zollicoffer, but became Union again at the end of the war and until 1887.
Bluff City is located at(36.463352, -82.275049).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), of which 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (3.21%) is water.
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||20||1.1%|
|Hispanic or Latino||27||1.48%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,822 people, 842 households, and 541 families residing in the city.
The climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year-round. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Bluff City has a marine west coast climate, abbreviated "Cfb" on climate maps.
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