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Polk County, Tennessee


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The Tennessee state capital is Nashville.
The population of Ducktown is approximately 421 (1990), 475 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 214 (1990), 166 (2010).
The amount of land area in Ducktown is 4.995 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Ducktown to Washington DC is 496 miles.
The distance to the Tennessee state capital is 156 miles. (as the crow flies)
Ducktown is positioned 35.03 degrees north of the equator and 84.38 degrees west of the prime meridian.


Ducktown Basin Museum
701 Burra Burra St.
Ducktown, Tennessee
Phone: 423-496-5778
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this museum traces the history of copper mining, including a slide program and tour of the buildings. Please call for hours and details.

Old Copper Road Historic Trail
Hwy. 64, six miles east of Ducktown
Phone: 423-496-5197
See the last remaining 2.4 mile segment of the 33 mile Copper Road. It has been converted into a hiking trail by the U.S. Forest Service and also designated as a historic site. It was originally constructed in 1878 by Cherokee laborers and was used to transport copper ore from the Copper Basin Mines to Cleveland. Please check the site or call for details and hours.
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