Center of Population, Tennessee
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LSUMonica
N 35° 47.042 W 086° 24.900
16S E 552868 N 3960152
Quick Description: Survey Mark designating the Center of Population for the State of Tennessee according to the 2000 Census.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 2/14/2006 2:02:18 PM
Waymark Code: WM7M3
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
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Long Description:
HISTORY     - Date     Condition        Report By
HISTORY     - 20031010 MONUMENTED       TAPS
STATION DESCRIPTION

DESCRIBED BY TENNESSEE ASSOC OF PROF SURV 2003 (BES) THE STATION IS LOCATED IN RUTHERFORD COUNTY AT THE SOUTHERN BOUNDARY OF THE CITY OF MURFREESBORO, APPROXIMATELY 2.5 MILES SOUTH OF EXIT 81 (US 231) OF INTERSTATE 24 IN BARFIELD CRESCENT PARK.

OWNERSHIP--CITY OF MURFREESBORO PARKS AND RECREATION.

TO REACH FROM THE INTERSECTION OF US 231 AND BARFIELD CRESCENT ROAD, PROCEED WEST OF BARFIELD CRESCENT ROAD FOR 0.9 MILES TO ENTRANCE OF BARFIELD CRESCENT PARK. TURN LEFT (SOUTH) FOR 0.2 MILES TO ENTRANCE TO PARKING LOT ON LEFT. TURN LEFT AND PROCEED TO WEST GATE ENTRANCE TO BALL FIELD AND THE MARK ON RIGHT SIDE OF ENTRANCE ON EAST SIDE OF WALKING PATH.

THE STATION IS SET IN CONCRETE, 6 MT SOUTH OF WEASTE RECEPTICLE, 9 MT SOUTH EAST OF SOUTH HEADWALL OF CULVERT UNDER ENTRANCE TO BALL FIELDS AND 8 MT SOUTHWEST OF OF SIGN SAYING --RULES AND REGULATIONS--.

Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: CENTER OF POPULATION

Benchmark Agency: other (not included below)

Benchmark Agency (if other): Tennessee Association of Professional Surveyors

Monumentation type: BENCH MARK (or B.M.) disk

County: Rutherford

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Murfreesboro

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Center of Population Project

Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from an online local database were used

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]

NGS PID: DG7704

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
  1. A closeup photo of the mark taken by you is required.
  2. A 'distant' photo including the mark in the view is highly recommended. Include the compass direction you faced when you took the picture.
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