About This Place
Tatum is a city in Panola and Rusk Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 1,175 at the 2000 census.
Tatum is located at 32°18′53″N 94°31′8″W / 32.31472°N 94.51889°W / 32.31472; -94.51889 (32.314853, -94.518875).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.8 km²), all of it land.