Union City trip planner
Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free
day by day itinerary for free
Union City is a city located in Obion County, Tennessee, United States. The 2010 census reported the population of the town as 10,895. Union City is the principal city of the surrounding micropolitan area, which includes Obion County and Fulton County, Kentucky.Union City is recognized for the following: It was the site of a minor American Civil War battle in March 1864, and it was the site of a Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company/Goodyear Tire plant, which generated a large amount of the city's economy. It is also the hometown of both Congressman, John S. Tanner and Jerry L. Gurien, the inventor of stone washed jeans and Gurien Finishing Corp., which developed a process in the 1980s that stone-washed jeans and denims.The Discovery Park of America serves as a major attraction in the state of Tennessee and is located within city limits. It was founded by Robert Kirkland and opened its doors in 2013. Union City is approximately 30–45 minutes from Reelfoot Lake. This well-known lake was formed from the 1811–12 New Madrid earthquakes and is a popular recreational boating and fishing location in the state. Union City is also approximately 15–20 minutes from the University of Tennessee at Martin.EtymologyThe city name was derived from its location at the junction of two railroads, with one running roughly east-west and the other roughly north-south.GeographyUnion City is located at . According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.7sqmi, all land. The current mayor is Terry Hailey.Start your trip to United States by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Union City
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Union City
Side trips from Union City
Places to visit with Union City
GatlinburgTrip planner BEST FOR: Distillery, Aquarium, Winery / Vineyard NashvilleTrip planner BEST FOR: Theater, Specialty Museum, Nightlife Great Smoky Mountains National ParkTrip planner BEST FOR: World heritage site, Nature / Park, Hiking Trail Pigeon ForgeTrip planner BEST FOR: Theme Park, Dinner Theater, Water Park MemphisTrip planner BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Historic Site, Monument
Recently planned trips to Union City
1 day in Union City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge Discovery Park of America 1 day in Union City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Discovery Park of America 2 days in Union City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Battle of Island No. 10 Monument Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge Reelfoot Lake 9 days in Union City & Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Union City Colorado Springs 4 days in Union City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Discovery Park of America Reelfoot Lake Loretta Lynn's Ranch 9 days in West Tennessee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Memphis Union City Jackson