About Tiptonville, Tennessee

Tiptonville is a town in and the county seat of Lake County, Tennessee, United States. Its population was 2,439 as of the 2000 census. It is also home to the Northwest Correctional Complex, a maximum security prison, known for once housing mass murderer Jessie Dotson, Jr.

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Tiptonville Facts

  • Population Total: 2439
  • Square Miles: 1.4
  • Area Code: 731
  • Elevation: 299
  • Postal Codes: 38079
  • Timezone: North American Central