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The Town of Baxter is located in Putnam County in the state of Tennessee (TN).

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Baxter, Tennessee, a Town, in Putnam County spans over 1.9 square miles and has a population of 1,279 citizens who are all invited to join us here on our site.
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Baxter Latitude: 36.1069 Longitude: -85.6452

The Zip Code for Baxter, TN is: 38544

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The Town of Baxter

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Baxter Tennessee Physical Characteristics:

The Town of Baxter has an area of 3.0 square miles
  • Land: 3.026271042471 Sq. Mi. (100.00%)
  • Water: 0 Sq. Mi.(0.00%)
The Baxter Town takes up 0.8% of the area of Putnam County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +36.1534035
  • Longitude: -085.6353074
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Baxter, TN Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 56.8°F
  • Average Rainfall: 55.99 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 6.4 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00402009 COOKEVILLE
Latitude: 36.1075 Longitude: -85.5033 Elevation: 332.2 feet.

Baxter, TN Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Baxter was 1,365 people, which is 1.9 % of the entire population of Putnam County.


  • 48.86% Male
  • 51.14% Female


  • 97.143% White
  • 0.293% Black
  • 1.026% Asian
  • 0.22% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.00% Pacific Islander
  • 0.879% Mixed
  • 0.440% Other


  • 98.24% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 1.76% Hispanic or Latino
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Baxter, TN Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.4
Number of Residences: 652
  • Occupied: 574 (88.04%)
  • Vacant: 78 (11.96%)
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Baxter Special Education Dept
821103 - Schools
6950 Nashville Hwy, Baxter, Tennessee 38544-3845
Deborah Farley (931) 858-4491 (931) 858-4641 http://www.uppermanbees.com
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