Baxter, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 1,391 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.8%
 
Males: 608  (43.7%)
Females: 783  (56.3%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 38501, 38544.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $22,297 (it was $25,078 in 2000)
Baxter:

$22,297
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,100 (it was $12,708 in 2000)

Baxter town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $95,132 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Baxter:

$95,132
TN:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $305,275; Detached houses: $336,686; Mobile homes: $59,982

Median gross rent in 2013: $454.

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  • Races in Baxter, TN (2010)

    Baxter races chart
    • 1,30995.9%White alone
    • 241.8%Hispanic
    • 141.0%Asian alone
    • 110.8%Two or more races
    • 40.3%Black alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone

Races in Baxter detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Baxter: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (51.5%), Irish (9.7%), English (9.0%), German (7.3%), French (1.7%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1915

Elevation: 1031 feet

Land area: 1.85 square miles.

Population density: 751 people per square mile   (low).

Baxter,TN real estate house value index trend

Baxter, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Baxter:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Baxter town:

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 17.8%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Baxter, Tennessee as of May 05, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Baxter to the number of sex offenders is 138 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $877 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $710 (0.7%)

Baxter satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (47.2 miles , pop. 68,816).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (62.9 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (408.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Buffalo Valley, TN (2.1 miles ), Cookeville, TN (2.7 miles ), Granville, TN (3.2 miles ), Algood, TN (3.3 miles ), Macedonia, TN (3.4 miles ), Dodson Branch, TN (3.5 miles ), Forks of the River, TN (3.7 miles ), Gainesboro, TN (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $157,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $177,600
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $193,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.16 N, Longitude: 85.64 W

Area code: 931

Baxter household income distribution Baxter home values distribution

Crime rates in Baxter by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000010100010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.074.10.072.50.00.00.072.00.0
Robberies 2010000000120
per 100,000 155.00.074.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.072.6144.10.0
Assaults 1325322665673
per 100,000 77.5230.1149.8372.6223.4148.1146.3435.1421.9348.4435.7504.3216.0
Burglaries 1328876111813201611
per 100,000 77.5230.1149.8596.1595.7518.5438.9797.71,265.8905.91,452.41,152.7791.9
Thefts 19332935103024312631553840
per 100,000 1,472.92,530.72,172.32,608.0744.62,222.21,755.72,248.01,828.42,160.33,994.22,737.82,879.8
Auto thefts 1442171244341
per 100,000 77.5306.7299.6149.074.5518.573.2145.0281.3278.7217.9288.272.0
Arson 0000000100010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.072.50.00.00.072.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 138.0195.6180.9242.0127.1266.0141.6314.8279.6251.7403.7432.0228.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Baxter detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.60
Tennessee average:

2.56
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -159 (-11.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Baxter: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Baxter, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Baxter-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Baxter town center killed 10 people and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Baxter-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 201.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 169.7 miles away from Baxter center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 173.3 miles away from Baxter center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 221.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Putnam County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Flash Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Baxter topographic map

Birthplace of: Mark Herron - Film actor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Baxter:

  • COOKEVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; COOKEVILLE, TN)
  • COOKEVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COOKEVILLE, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, COOKEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COOKEVILLE, TN)
  • HIGHLAND RIM HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; COOKEVILLE, TN)
  • BETHESDA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COOKEVILLE, TN)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-MASTERS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ALGOOD, TN)
  • MABRY HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GAINESBORO, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Baxter:

  • Tennessee Technological University (about 8 miles; Cookeville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,761)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 46 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 21,628)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 51 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,311)
  • Roane State Community College (about 60 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Trevecca Nazarene University (about 63 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,223)
  • Belmont University (about 65 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,795)
  • Lipscomb University (about 66 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,827)

Public high school in Baxter:

Public elementary/middle schools in Baxter:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of - Emily Christian,College Basketball Player Tennessee Tech Golden Eaglettes

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Notable locations in Baxter: Baxter Public Library (A), Baxter City Hall (B), Baxter Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Baxter: Baxter First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Maxwell Cemetery (1), Odd Fellows Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Putnam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 39.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.4
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.13
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.72
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 44.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.63
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Baxter and their reported violations in the past:

BAXTER WATER DEPT (Population served: 4,840, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.1%
(28.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.1%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Baxter, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Baxter compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Banks with branches in Baxter (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Baxter Branch at 322 Main Street, branch established on 1960/08/05. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Bank of Putnam County: Baxter Branch at 143 Main Street, branch established on 1988/08/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $371.3 mil, Deposits: $339.3 mil, headquarters in Cookeville, TN, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: B.P.c. Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Tennessee average:

12.1

Baxter travel time to work - commute Baxter mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (74%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Baxter town (based on Putnam County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant30,222124
Mainline Protestant4,45620
Catholic3,5001
Other1,2136
Black Protestant1801
None32,750-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Putnam County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Putnam County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Putnam County:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
Here:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Putnam County:

27.3%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$6,632$39,7920$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$15,559$37,3420$0
Police - Other 0$0 2$592
Firefighters 0$0 2$1,851
Streets and Highways 3$8,694$34,7760$0
Welfare 0$0 2$2,163
Sewerage 2$7,062$42,3720$0
Water Supply 3$7,327$29,3082$2,163
Totals for Government 15$45,274$36,2198$6,769

Baxter government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $200,000 ($143.78)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $830,000 ($596.69)
    Sewerage: $150,000 ($107.84)
    Financial Administration: $38,000 ($27.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000 ($23.72)
    Fire Protection: $32,000 ($23.01)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($5.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($3.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $170,000 ($122.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($38.82)

Baxter government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $128,000 ($92.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($4.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $705,000 ($506.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $142,000 ($102.08)
    Highways: $36,000 ($25.88)
  • Tax - Property: $113,000 ($81.24)

Baxter government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,326,000 ($953.27)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,176,000 ($845.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $150,000 ($107.84)

Baxter government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $129,000 ($92.74)

7.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($261 average AGI)
Putnam County:

0.06%
Tennessee average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from White County, TN  0.66% ($26,439 average AGI)
from Overton County, TN  0.56% ($22,920)
from Cumberland County, TN  0.38% ($29,277)


7.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,001 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($140 average AGI)
Putnam County:

0.05%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to White County, TN  0.69% ($26,448 average AGI)
to Overton County, TN  0.60% ($25,432)
to Davidson County, TN  0.45% ($28,170)

Strongest AM radio stations in Baxter:

  • WPTN (780 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WATX (1590 AM; 2 kW; ALGOOD, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WHUB (1400 AM; 1 kW; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSMT (1050 AM; 1 kW; SPARTA, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTZX (860 AM; 1 kW; SPARTA, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Baxter:

  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGIC (98.5 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBXE (93.7 FM; BAXTER, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • W206AJ (89.1 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHRS (91.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WWOG (90.9 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WLIV-FM (104.7 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: WKXN INC)
  • WKXD-FM (106.9 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WLQK (95.9 FM; LIVINGSTON, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRKK-FM (105.5 FM; SPARTA, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOWF (102.5 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: PEG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMOT (89.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUCZ (104.1 FM; CARTHAGE, TN; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W265BC (100.9 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WZYZ (90.1 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: CHURCH FAITH TRINITY ASSEMBLIES)
  • W211AS (90.1 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJLE-FM (101.7 FM; SMITHVILLE, TN; Owner: LEON B. STRIBLING AND W.E. VANETTA)
  • WTTU (88.5 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Baxter:

  • WCTE (Channel 22; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: UPPER CUMBERLAND BROADCAST COUNCIL)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WBXX-TV (Channel 20; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF TENNESSEE, LLC)
  • W57CZ (Channel 57; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Baxter fatal accident list:

Nov 13, 2013 02:45 PM, Us-70n Sr-24 Nashville Hwy, Lance Dr, Lat: 36.17046, Lon: -85.61480, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 15, 2012 02:20 AM, Fourth Ave N, Lat: 36.15538, Lon: -85.64055, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 12, 2011 12:50 AM, Mcbroom Branch Road, Lat: 36.18683, Lon: -85.67827, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 3, 2007 11:22 PM, I-40 Ramp, Lat: 36.13704, Lon: -85.63247, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 24, 1993 06:00 PM, 1staneno, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 11, 1978 08:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 29m95ftTotal length
  • $508,000Total costs
  • 128,790Total average daily traffic
  • 35,806Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Baxter)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 36.160333 Lon: -85.634972, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPUF251
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.652 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/18/2012, Expiration Date: 02/20/2022, Certifier: Jeff Wilhite
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 5TH STREET, 435 Elm Street (Lat: 36.157500 Lon: -85.637778), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 55.5 m, Overall height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: WQQX738
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/21/2013, Expiration Date: 03/21/2023, Certifier: John Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • TN MOTOR SPEEDWAY, 8402 Ditty Road (Lat: 36.137889 Lon: -85.615833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Call Sign: WQRH364
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/2013, Expiration Date: 05/14/2023, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Baxter)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • PEGASUS INC, 3776 River Rd, Baxter, TN 38544
    Certificate: D001561 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 03/02/2009, Expiration Date: 03/01/2010

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: MCDONALD D/ELLIS L H MU 582 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 275DR , Serial Number: 0275, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 10/16/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Cynthia J Nixon, 714 Sunny Point Rd, Baxter, TN 38544
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 310TV , Serial Number: E-1340, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 08/18/1978
    Registrant (Individual): David Craig Bush, 12150 Nashville Hwy, Baxter, TN 38544
  • Aircraft: DESTINY POWERED PARACHUTES DESTINY 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6168U , Serial Number: 2C0360, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Bobby J Grimes, 3857 Baxter Rd, Baxter, TN 38544
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8155X , Serial Number: 17269932, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 09/19/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 8555 Old Baxter Rd, Baxter, TN 38544

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 63
  • Hazardous Condition: 58
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Baxter

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Baxter, TN
Most common first names in Baxter, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6870.8 years
William4777.3 years
John3576.0 years
Mary3378.4 years
Robert3165.6 years
George2075.8 years
Ruby1977.6 years
Willie1974.0 years
Charlie1777.2 years
Thomas1773.4 years
Most common last names in Baxter, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown5777.8 years
Maxwell5079.0 years
Lafever3876.1 years
Nash2878.1 years
Maynard2776.6 years
Allison2674.2 years
Dunn2675.5 years
Dyer2574.8 years
Herron2372.4 years
Burgess1972.4 years

Businesses in Baxter, TN

  • McDonald's: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
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