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Local Circumstances for the 21 AUG 2017 Total Solar Eclipse at Granville, TN:

Latitude: 36° 16' 17" NLongitude: 85° 47' 42" W
Duration of Totality*: 2m 35sPartial phase start: 12:00:34PM (CDT), at "1:30 o'clock" on the sun's disk
Totality Start*: 1:28:58PM (CDT)
*All times shown are calculated for the lat/long specified above, and are accurate to within a couple of seconds, due mainly to influences of the "edge effects" at the start and end of totality.
For a more detailed explanation of this, please see the "About Accuracy" section of this great 2017 eclipse page by Ernie Wright of NASA!
Please also note that these times have been converted from UTC; if you see times on other sites that say "UTC"/ "UT", or "GMT", those are NOT the local times for you in Granville!

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Granville, TN

Granville is in the path of totality for the Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017!
Observers there will see (appx.) 2m 35s of totality!

(Get your eclipse glasses here – you MUST have them to safely view the partial phases!)

Do you have a location that could host folks seeking to watch the eclipse?
First, we'd suggest you contact your local Chamber of Commerce and/or Town/City Council.
But then, check out Sky & Telescope Magazine's Marketplace for viewing locations! also has a (paid) Eclipse advertising section, where you can make and post an ad to promote your products and services!


Please be sure to check out Dr. Kate Russo's excellent White Paper on Community Eclipse Planning!

Not where you want to be?
Go back to other TN cities!
Visit community pages for other states


Official Plans for viewing the eclipse from Granville

Official Plans for Viewing the Eclipse from Granville, TN

Want to view the eclipse in a  a small quaint rural community with no distractions?   Historic Granville located on the Cordell Hull Lake will join other locations across the  United States in hosting a "Solar Eclipse Viewing Party" on August 21, 2017, 10AM until  3PM.    Official eclipse phase is estimated to begin at 12 noon with the total eclipse occurring at 1:28PM for 2 minutes and 35 seconds.  Event headquarters will be T.B. Sutton General Store with chairs and viewing stations located in open spaces near the lake.  Multiple sites for viewing are available to allow for a clear viewing.

Activities are being planned  for the entire family which will include tours of the Granville Museum, the Sutton Homestead, the Antique Car Museum, and T. B.  Sutton General Store. The town has unique shopping at the Granville Gift and Granville Antique Shop. Food and music will be included in the day.   There  will be a brief educational eclipse "chat"  at 10AM in the Exhibition Center at the Granville Museum.  We invite you to join our rural community to share in this once in a lifetime event.

This event is free and open to the public. The Eclipse Viewing Kit with special viewing glasses and other souvenir items will be available for purchase.  There will be a charge for tours and the food. A special "Out of this World" lunch will be served at Sutton General Store at 11AM, call 931-653-4151 for reservations.  A Granville  Eclipse Viewing Special Package with viewing kit, lunch, and tours is available by calling 931-653-4151. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase.

Overnight accommodations are available at Granville Bed & Breakfast Gift & or call 931-653-4511; Made IN the Shade Park: or call 931-653-4486; Granville Marina and Resort: or call 931-653-4360.

Pictures of the Granville area

No pictures of Granville have been submitted yet!

If you are an official of Granville, who is responsible for Eclipse2017 public outreach,
please send us information about your community’s 2017 eclipse plans – so we can share it here with everyone!
(Please note, we are completely swamped with requests, so NO more pictures - and PLEASE give us the text EXACTLY so we can cut and paste it in!) encourages everyone to get into the path of totality on eclipse day,
and see one of the greatest sights the sky has to offer!

(And make sure to have eclipse glasses on hand for everyone!)

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