|• Total||3.940 sq mi (10.20 km2)|
|• Land||3.940 sq mi (10.20 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,355 ft (413 m)|
|• Density||150/sq mi (57/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||12972614|
Petros, (pronounced pee-tross) is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Morgan County, Tennessee, United States, located on State Route 116. Its population was 583 as of the 2010 census.2
Petros is historically a coal mining town and is also the home of (the now closed) Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary. Some of the town and coal mine scenes for the movie October Sky were filmed there.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
- United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
- "Bowman". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey.
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