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Watertown Travel Guide, Tennessee

Watertown is part of Wilson County and is located in the State of Tennessee. It is found near the Nashville-Davidson Metro Area. The city’s name was to honor a pioneer and storekeeper, Wilson L. Waters. The cost of living in Watertown is 87.74 compared to the 100 US average. It is cheaper than the typical cities in the United States like New York. Its industries include retail, manufacturing, and services. Find out more about the area through the Watertown Travel Guide.

Watertown Travel Guide - Demographics

The population in Watertown reaches 1,403 people based on the 2007 census. The majority of the people residing in the city is White and represents 90.58% of the population. Other races include 6.30% African American, 0.07 Asian and 0.60% Native America. In terms of age, the majority of the population falls under the age range of 25 to 44.

Watertown Travel Guide - Climate

Watertown has similar weather to other cities in the United States like one of its closest cities, Ogdensburg. It has four seasons which are spring, summer, autumn and winter. The hottest month is July wherein the temperature averages at 90 degrees F. The record high was 104 degrees F that was experienced in July 1930. The coldest month is January wherein the temperature averages at 25 degrees. Watertown gets 57 inches rainfall and 5 inches snowfall each year.

Watertown Travel Guide - Events and Festivals

Many events take place in Watertown every year. One of the most exciting activities occurring in the city is the Murder Mystery Excursion. This event takes place every February, July, and November. Another event is the Train Robbery Excursion which happens every May and September. These events are organized to benefit different scholarship funds.

One of the most interesting festivals is the Jazz Festival. This is a fund raising program of the Watertown Chamber of Commerce. Many artists and performers volunteer to take part in this event. Festivities are celebrated every July.

Other annual events are Easter Bunny Trip and Spring Mile-Long Yard Sale every April, Watertown Big Hill Climb every May, Independence Day Parade and Fireworks, Fall Mile-Long Yard Sale on September, Santa Express every November, and Holiday Excursion Trains and Tour of Homes every December.

The list of events celebrated in the city may be enough for a tourist to know the appropriate time to visit the place. However, there is still much more to explore in the area other than what this travel guide contains. Find out the treasures behind this wonderful tourist attraction.

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