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Coalmont, Tennessee
The historic Coalmont Bank Building serves as the Coalmont City Hall and Public Library.
The historic Coalmont Bank Building serves as the Coalmont City Hall and Public Library.
Location of Coalmont in Grundy County, Tennessee.
Location of Coalmont in Grundy County, Tennessee.
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Grundy
 • Total 6.19 sq mi (16.04 km2)
 • Land 6.06 sq mi (15.69 km2)
 • Water 0.14 sq mi (0.35 km2)
1,886 ft (575 m)
 • Total 841
 • Estimate 
 • Density 137.69/sq mi (53.16/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 931
FIPS code 47-15920
GNIS feature ID 1306006

Coalmont is a city in Grundy County, Tennessee, United States. Established in 1904, the city has an area of 6 square miles. The population was 841 at the 2010 census.


Coalmont was established as a coal mining company town around 1904, operated by the Sewanee Coal, Coke and Land Company. Residences, businesses and commercial buildings in Coalmont were built and owned by the company, but individual miners could also build their own homes. A battery of coke ovens dating from the first decade of the 20th century is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Coalmont Bank Building also is listed.


Coalmont is located at 35°20′40″N 85°43′2″W / 35.34444°N 85.71722°W / 35.34444; -85.71722 (35.344309, -85.717252).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.1 square miles (16 km2), of which, 5.9 square miles (15 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (2.14%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 458
1970 518 13.1%
1980 625 20.7%
1990 813 30.1%
2000 948 16.6%
2010 841 −11.3%
2019 (est.) 834 −0.8%

2020 census

Coalmont racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 754 96.17%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 5 0.64%
Native American 2 0.26%
Other/Mixed 19 2.42%
Hispanic or Latino 4 0.51%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 784 people, 308 households, and 209 families residing in the city.

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