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Statistics & Facts

The Tennessee state capital is Nashville.
The population of Pulaski is approximately 9,181 (2000), 7870 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,545 (1990), 3302 (2010).
The amount of land area in Pulaski is 10.742 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Pulaski to Washington DC is 623 miles.
The distance to the Tennessee state capital is 68 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pulaski is positioned 35.19 degrees north of the equator and 87.03 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in south central Tennessee about 70 miles from Nashville and about 40 miles from Huntsville, Alabama.
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History & History Related Items

The namesake for Pulaski was Count Casimir Pulaski, a Polish exile. He found with the colonies in the Revolutionary War and was mortally wounded on 11 October 1779. Gradually, businesses came to Pulaski as more settlers arrived. The first mill was built in 1811. This brought more business to the expanding community.

The Boy Hero of the Civil war, Sam Davis, was tried and hung as a spy on November 27, 1863. A Civil War museum on East Hill at his place of execution, a statue on the south side of the public square and other places in the area all bear his name to commemorate his action.

Here is a history page for Pulaski.

Click here for the Civil War trail.
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Brown-Daly-Norne House
307 W. Madison St.
Pulaski, Tennessee
Phone: 931-363-1582
Now used as a present-day bank, this historic home was built around 1869. It was sold to General John C. Brown who lived there when he was elected govenor in 1879. It was later sold to Thomas E. Daly, a banker and merchant in town who later became Mayor.

Giles County Historical Society and Museum
122 S. Second St.
Pulaski, Tennessee
Phone: 931-363-2720

Sam Davis Museum
Sam Davis Ave.
Phone: 931-363-3789
The spot on which the museum stands is the same one where Sam Davis was executed on 27 november 1863. He was known as "The Boy Hero of the Confederacy." He was captured by the Union troops while carrying damaging information. He faced death rather than reveal his sources.
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Pulaski City Government

City of Pulaski
203 South First Street
P.O. Box 633
Pulaski, TN 38478
Phone: 931-363-2516
Fax: 931-363-3400

Pulaski Chamber

Giles County Chamber of Commerce
100 South Second St.
Pulaski, TN 38478
Phone: 931-363-3789
Fax: 931-363-7279

Pulaski Organizations

Giles County Chamber of Commerce
100 South Second St.
Pulaski, TN 38478
Phone: 931-363-3789
Fax: 931-363-7279 Pulaski


The population of Pulaski was:
1990 - 7,895
2000 - 9,181

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