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"A Great Place To Live"
Location of Mason in Tipton County, Tennessee.
|• Type||Local Government-- Mayor Gwendolyn Kilpatrick|
|• Total||1.98 sq mi (5.13 km2)|
|• Land||1.98 sq mi (5.13 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||312 ft (95 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||772.84/sq mi (298.36/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1292876|
Mason is located at(35.410262, -89.541366).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), all land.
The first rail service in Tipton County was established in December 1855, when the Memphis and Ohio Railroad completed the route from Memphis to Nashville, running through what is now the town of Mason.
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||914||68.36%|
|Hispanic or Latino||44||3.29%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,337 people, 339 households, and 246 families residing in the town.
- John W. Boyd (ca. 1852-1932) ex-slave, became an attorney in Mason; served repeatedly on the County Court and two terms in the General Assembly (1881-84)
- Harvey Hendrick (1897-1941), Major League Baseball former Baseball player and member of the New York Yankees first World Series championship team 1923
- Beebe Steven Lynk (1872–1948) professor of medical Latin botany and materia medica; born in Mason
- John Shelton Wilder (1921-2010), state senator and Lieutenant Governor of Tennessee, born in Mason
In Spanish: Mason (Tennessee) para niños
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