Sewanee is an unincorporated locality in Franklin County, Tennessee, United States, treated by the U.S. Census as a census-designated place (CDP). The population was 2,361 at the 2000 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."
Sewanee lies on the mountainous Cumberland Plateau in the southeastern part of Middle Tennessee. It is located at 35°12′4″N 85°55′17″W / 35.20111°N 85.92139°W / 35.20111; -85.92139 (35.201232, -85.921524). It is at elevation 1,920 feet.