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Sewanee is a census-designated place (CDP) in Franklin County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 2,311 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Tullahoma, Tennessee Micropolitan Statistical Area.Sewanee is best known as the home of The University of the South, commonly known as "Sewanee."GeographySewanee lies on the Cumberland Plateau in the southeastern part of Middle Tennessee. It is located at (35.201232, -85.921524). It is at elevation 1,920 feet.According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.9sqmi, of which 3.9sqmi is land and 0.02sqmi (0.49%) is water.ClimateThe climate is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfa" (Humid Subtropical Climate).DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 2,361 people, 494 households, and 302 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 510.2 people per square mile (196.9/km²). There were 554 housing units at an average density of 119.7/sq mi (46.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.10% White, 5.42% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.72% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.65% of the population.
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