South Carthage, Tennessee

South Carthage
South Carthage is a town in Smith County, Tennessee, United States.wikipedia
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Smith County, Tennessee

Smith CountySmithSmith Co. Tennessee
South Carthage is a town in Smith County, Tennessee, United States.

U.S. Route 70N

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South Carthage is traversed by U.S. Route 70N, and the highway's key intersection with State Route 25 and State Route 53 is located within the town's southeastern limits.
It runs east–west from Lebanon to Crossville, connecting the cities of South Carthage, Baxter, Cookeville, and Monterey.

Carthage, Tennessee

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The town is located along the Cumberland River opposite Carthage.
South Carthage is located along the opposite bank of the Cumberland to the south.

Cordell Hull Bridge

The town is connected to Carthage via two bridges: the Cordell Hull Bridge on the west, and Veterans Memorial Bridge (which carries SR 25) on the east.
The Cordell Hull Bridge is a bridge over the Cumberland River in the U.S. state of Tennessee that connects the towns of Carthage and South Carthage.

Tennessee State Route 53

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South Carthage is traversed by U.S. Route 70N, and the highway's key intersection with State Route 25 and State Route 53 is located within the town's southeastern limits.
They then intersect with SR 264, where SR 141 continues along that route to downtown and SR 53 splits off and goes north again (as Gordonsville Highway) changes back to a primary route prior to intersecting I-40 (Exit 258) before leaving Gordonsville and continuing north through farmland to an interchange with US 70N/SR 24/SR 25 at South Carthage.

Tennessee State Route 25

SR 25State Route 25Hwy 25E
South Carthage is traversed by U.S. Route 70N, and the highway's key intersection with State Route 25 and State Route 53 is located within the town's southeastern limits.
It then curves to the south and crosses the Cumberland River and enters South Carthage.

Tennessee

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South Carthage is a town in Smith County, Tennessee, United States.

Cumberland River

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The town is located along the Cumberland River opposite Carthage. The town stretches along the south bank of the Cumberland River from Goodall Island eastward to the river's confluence with the Caney Fork (river miles 306-309).

Caney Fork River

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The town stretches along the south bank of the Cumberland River from Goodall Island eastward to the river's confluence with the Caney Fork (river miles 306-309).

United States Census Bureau

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According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 7.0 km2, of which 6.8 km2 is land and 0.2 km2, or 2.91%, is water.

Census

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As of the census of 2000, there were 1,302 people, 554 households, and 366 families residing in the town.

Population density

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The population density was 501.0 people per square mile (193.3/km²).

Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

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The racial makeup of the town was 95.31% White, 2.46% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.54% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races.

Marriage

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There were 554 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.2% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% were non-families.

Per capita income

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The per capita income for the town was $14,425.

Poverty threshold

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About 10.7% of families and 15.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.6% of those under age 18 and 24.6% of those age 65 or over.