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Statistics & Facts

The Tennessee state capital is Nashville.
The population of Byrdstown is approximately 1,000 (2000), 803 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 429 (1990), 347 (2010).
The amount of land area in Byrdstown is 3.938 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Byrdstown is 1.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Byrdstown to Washington DC is 487 miles.
The distance to the Tennessee state capital is 97 miles. (as the crow flies)
Byrdstown is positioned 36.57 degrees north of the equator and 85.13 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Byrdstown elevation is 965 feet above sea level.
Byrdstown per capita income is $ 24,186.
Byrdstown median income is $ 35,443 (2001).
Byrdstown average annual precipitation is 56.4 inches peryear.
Byrdstown average annual snowfall is 11.3 inches per year.
Byrdstown average temperature is 56.3 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 25.2 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 85.7 degrees F.


in far northern Tennessee near the Kentucky border between Nashville and Knoxville

Here are directions and a map for the area
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History & History Related Items

Named after Col. Robert Byrd of Kingston

Click here for the Civil War trail.
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The incorporation of Byrdstown



Cordell Hull Birthplace and Museum State Park
1330 Cordell Hull Memorial Dr.
Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549
Phone: 931-864-3247
Home of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Cordell Hull. The Peace Prize, personal items, pictures and more are on display. Call for details.

Sergeant Alvin C. York Gristmill Birthplace Museum
The Alvin C. York Sate Historic Area is a memorial to the Most Decorated World War I soldier. Sgt. York was rewarded with more than 40 Allied decorations including the Congressional Medal of Honor. You can visit the family home and farm, the rock ledge where he married, the church he helped to build, as well as the post office/general store which he operated for years. The historic area lies beside the Wolf River and includes a picturesque Grist Mill, which York operated in the 40's. The park includes a picnic pavilion and playground equipment. His burial site is at the Wolf River Cemetery and only a short, yet beautiful drive away. For more info call (931) 879-6456
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Byrdstown City Government

Town of Byrdstown
109 West Main
P. O. Box 325
Byrdstown, TN 38549
Phone: (931) 864-6215
FAX: (931) 864-6120

Byrdstown Chamber

Byrdstown-Pickett County Chamber of Commerce
109 West Main Street
P.O. Box 447
Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549
Phone: (931) 864-7195
Fax: (931) 864-6845
Toll free: 1-888-406-4704

Byrdstown Organizations

Byrdstown-Pickett County Chamber of Commerce
109 West Main Street
P.O. Box 447
Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549
Phone: (931) 864-7195
Fax: (931) 864-6845
Toll free: 1-888-406-4704

Byrdstown Schools

Pickett County School System
141 Skyline Drive
Byrdstown, TN 38549
Phone: (931) 864-3123
There are two schools in Pickett County - Pickett County Elementary School (K-8) and Pickett County High School (9-12) Byrdstown


Byrdstown is located in the Central Time Zone.

The population of Byrdstown was:
1960 - 613
1970 - 582
1980 - 884
1990 - 998
1998 - 1,000

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