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Statistics & Facts

The Tennessee state capital is Nashville.
The population of Sewanee is approximately 2,128 (1990), 2311 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 548 (1990), 436 (2010).
The amount of land area in Sewanee is 11.949 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.025 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sewanee to Washington DC is 565 miles.
The distance to the Tennessee state capital is 82 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sewanee is positioned 35.20 degrees north of the equator and 85.92 degrees west of the prime meridian.
The Sewanee city color is Purple & Gold.


just 6 miles from Monteagle
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Home of University of the South, a private Arts and Sciences University in a beautiful setting of Mountain Stone and Stained Glass Buildings with a high standard of academics as well as personal growth.

Sewanee has a yearly music festival which consists of only the best in their class of all the muses.

Sewanee has many memorable areas such as Morgan's steep, Natural Bridge, Green's View, The Cross.

With no fast food chains or corporate owned shopping centers this town is almost as it was 100 years ago.
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Sewanee Historical Events

1880 - 1930
Author, Henry Sydnor Harrison, of Sewanee (1880 - 1930), wrote several novels about the middle-classes. Queed (1911) and V.V.'s Eyes (1913) were best sellers.

Sewanee Schools

University of the South
735 University Ave.
Sewanee, Tennessee
Phone: 931-598-1286
First founded in 1857 as a men's college, it has grown to be a fine independent liberal arts univeristy.

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