About Hohenwald, Tennessee

Hohenwald is a city in and the county seat of Lewis County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 3,754 at the 2000 census. The name "Hohenwald" is a German word that means "High Forest". The town was founded in 1878 and later merged with a town named "New Switzerland" to the south. New Switzerland was founded in 1894 by Swiss immigrants in conjunction with the N.C.&St.L. Railroad.

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Hohenwald Facts

  • Population Total: 3754
  • Square Miles: 4.4
  • Area Code: 931
  • Elevation: 978
  • Postal Codes: 38462
  • Timezone: North American Central