Sale Creek, Tennessee

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sale Creek, Tennessee
Census-designated place
Sale Creek, Tennessee is located in Tennessee
Sale Creek, Tennessee
Sale Creek, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°22′56″N 85°06′32″W / 35.38222°N 85.10889°W / 35.38222; -85.10889Coordinates: 35°22′56″N 85°06′32″W / 35.38222°N 85.10889°W / 35.38222; -85.10889
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Hamilton
Area1
 • Total 32.684 sq mi (84.65 km2)
 • Land 30.205 sq mi (78.23 km2)
 • Water 2.479 sq mi (6.42 km2)
Elevation 725 ft (221 m)
Population (2010)2
 • Total 2,845
 • Density 87/sq mi (34/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 423
GNIS feature ID 13005333

Sale Creek is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in northern Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States. Its population was 2,845 as of the 2010 census.2 Sale Creek is home to Sale Creek High School as well as the "haunted" Shipley Hollow Road. Sale Creek was occupied by the 6th Tennessee Infantry US September to December 1863.

The community takes its name from the creek which runs through it, which in turn got its name from the auction at the site of the goods and arms taken from the eleven towns of the militant Cherokee in the region before they were burned during the raid of Evan Shelby's troops in 1779, during the Chickamauga Wars (1776-1794).

It is part of the Chattanooga, TN–GA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

References








Creative Commons License