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Jackson County, Tennessee


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The Tennessee state capital is Nashville.
The population of Gainesboro is approximately 1,002 (1990), 962 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 495 (1990), 383 (2010).
The amount of land area in Gainesboro is 3.629 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.185 sq kilometers.
The distance from Gainesboro to Washington DC is 520 miles.
The distance to the Tennessee state capital is 65 miles. (as the crow flies)
Gainesboro is positioned 36.36 degrees north of the equator and 85.65 degrees west of the prime meridian.


northeast of Nashville in north-central Tennessee.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Gainesboro. The town was named for Major General Edmund Pendelton Gaines, a general during the War of 1812. He was a close friend to Andrew Jackson for whom Jackson County was named.
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