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Spring City
Rhea County, Tennessee


The City Bordering the Lake

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Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items


Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.




Statistics & Facts

The Tennessee state capital is Nashville.
The population of Spring City is approximately 2,009 (2005), 1981 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 974 (2000), 809 (2010).
The amount of land area in Spring City is 6.314 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Spring City is 2.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.078 sq kilometers.
The distance from Spring City to Washington DC is 497 miles.
The distance to the Tennessee state capital is 113 miles. (as the crow flies)
Spring City is positioned 35.68 degrees north of the equator and 84.86 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Spring City elevation is 773 feet above sea level.
Spring City median income is $ 27,009 (2000).
The Spring City median home price is $ 67,400 (2000).


in eastern Tennessee about 53 miles from Chattanooga and about 134 miles from Nashville. Other nearby communities include Decatur, Crab Orchard, Dayton, rockwood, Lake Tansi, Fairfield Glade, Crossville and Graysville.
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History & History Related Items

Spring City was once named Rheaville. Incorporated in 1890, Spring City was on the Cincinnati Southern Railroad lines. The community gave up its incorporation in 1901 and then re-incorporated in 1907.
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Spring City City Government

Spring City City Hall
22456 Rhea County Hwy
Spring City, TN 37381-5370
Phone: 423-365-6441

Spring City Historical Events

1955, August 22
11 schoolchildren were killed, and many others injured, when their school bus was struck by a freight train at a track crossing.

Spring City Chamber

Spring City Chamber Of Commerce
P.O. Box 355
Spring City, TN 37381
Phone: 423-365-5210
Fax: 423-365-9790

Spring City Organizations

Spring City Chamber Of Commerce
P.O. Box 355
Spring City, TN 37381
Phone: 423-365-5210
Fax: 423-365-9790

Spring City Libraries

Spring City Public Library
169 W. Rhea Avenue
Spring City, TN
Phone: (423) 365-9757

Spring City Schools

Spring City Elementary School
270 E Jackson Ave
Spring City, TN 37381-5302
Phone: 423-365-6451 Spring City


The population of Spring City was:
1960 - 1,800
1970 - 1,156
1980 - 1,151
1990 - 2,199
2000 - 2,026
2005 - 2,009

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