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Colonial Heights, Tennessee
Location of Colonial Heights, Tennessee
Location of Colonial Heights, Tennessee
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Sullivan
 • Total 6.2 sq mi (16.2 km2)
 • Land 6.0 sq mi (15.5 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
1,437 ft (438 m)
 • Total 6,934
 • Density 1,118/sq mi (428.0/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 423
FIPS code 47-16500
GNIS feature ID 1281022

Colonial Heights is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sullivan County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 6,934 at the 2010 census. It is part of the KingsportBristol (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.


Colonial Heights is located at 36°28′40″N 82°30′19″W / 36.47778°N 82.50528°W / 36.47778; -82.50528 (36.477769, -82.505278).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.2 square miles (16 km2), of which, 6.0 square miles (16 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it (4.15%) is water.


2020 census

Colonial Heights racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 2,824 92.44%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 27 0.88%
Native American 4 0.13%
Asian 23 0.75%
Other/Mixed 111 3.63%
Hispanic or Latino 66 2.16%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 3,055 people, 1,318 households, and 956 families residing in the CDP.

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