Bristol, Tennessee

Bristol: City in Tennessee


Bristol is a city located in the county of Sullivan in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its population at the 2010 census was 26,702 and a population density of 315 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 27,142 inhabitants.

The city was created 167 years ago in 1855.

Bristol locator map
Location of Bristol on Tennessee map.

Quick Facts about Bristol

Population : 27,142 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
County : Sullivan County
Different from : Bristol
Phone Area Codes : 423
Area : 84.77 km2
Altitude : 1,677 feet / 511 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1856 (167 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:30:49 (1st October 2023)
Postal code : 37620
Density : 320 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.62% (2010-2020)
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Bristol image


Bristol is located at 36°35'42"N 82°11'19"W (36.5951100, -82.1887400).

Bristol map


The population of Bristol increased by 1.62% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 26,702 - census
2011 26,776 0.28% estimation process
2012 26,646 -0.49% estimation process
2013 26,571 -0.28% estimation process
2014 26,635 0.24% estimation process
2015 26,563 -0.27% estimation process
2016 26,983 1.56% estimation process
2017 26,844 -0.52% estimation process
2018 26,868 0.09% estimation process
2019 26,987 0.44% estimation process
2020 27,142 0.57% estimation process

Bristol zip code is 37620. County name: Sullivan, County fips: 47163

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People born in Bristol (23)

People born in Bristol, including actress and singer Jayma Mays, baseball player Jimmy Gobble, recording artist and television host Tennessee Ernie Ford, .


Schools in Bristol

College & universities near Bristol, TN

Code Name City ZIP
220516 King University Bristol (TN) 37620-2699

Post offices near Bristol

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bristol Post Office Bristol (VA) 24203

Other places with the same name (16)

  • Bristol , Connecticut The most populous city in Hartford County, Connecticut. It is located on the Connecticut River in central Connecticut. Bristol is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Bristol Historical Society and the Bristol Arts Center. with a population of 59,734 people.
  • Bristol , Pennsylvania The most populous city in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It is located on the Delaware River in eastern Pennsylvania. Bristol is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Bristol Historical Society and the Bristol Riverside Theatre. with a population of 53,311 people.
  • Bristol , Illinois township in Kendall County, Illinois with a population of 30,486 people.
  • Bristol , Rhode Island town in Rhode Island with a population of 21,866 people.
  • Bristol , Virginia independent city in Virginia, United States with a population of 17,329 people.
  • Bristol , Wisconsin village in Kenosha County, Wisconsin with a population of 5,145 people.
  • Bristol , Vermont town in the United States with a population of 3,838 people.
  • Bristol , New Hampshire town in New Hampshire with a population of 3,156 people.
  • Bristol , Maine town in Maine, United States with a population of 2,796 people.
  • Bristol , Ohio township in Morgan County, Ohio with a population of 2,747 people.
  • Bristol , New York city in Ontario County, New York, United States of America with a population of 2,226 people.
  • Bristol , Indiana town in Indiana with a population of 1,697 people.
  • Bristol , Florida city in and the county seat of Liberty County, Florida, United States with a population of 977 people.
  • Bristol , Minnesota township in Fillmore County, Minnesota with a population of 416 people.
  • Bristol , South Dakota city in Day County, South Dakota, United States with a population of 57 people.

Other cities in Sullivan County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Sullivan County , TN.

City Name Population Title
Kingsport 54,112 The most populous city in Sullivan County, Tennessee.
Blountville 3,074 Census-designated place in Sullivan County, Tennessee
Walnut Hill 2,394 City in Illinois, United States of America
Bluff City 1,670 City in Harper County, Kansas, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Bristol distances to largest Tennessee cities