Athens McMinn County, Tennessee

Athens: Town in Tennessee, United States

About

Athens is a town located in the county of McMinn in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its population at the 2010 census was 13,458 and a population density of 334 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 14,120 inhabitants.

The town was created 200 years ago in 1821.

Athens Quick Facts

Population : 14,120 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
County : McMinn County
Phone Area Codes : 423
Area : 40.23 km2
Altitude : 860 feet / 262 meters
Capital city : Athens is capital of McMinn County
Establishment : January 01, 1822 (200 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 23:26:16 (3rd October 2022)
Postal code : 37303
Density : 351 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.69% (2010-2020)
Athens locator map
Location of Athens on Tennessee map.
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Geography

Athens is located at 35°26'34"N 84°35'35"W (35.4428500, -84.5929900).

Athens map

Demographics

The population of Athens increased by 4.69% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,458 - census
2011 13,682 1.64% estimation process
2012 13,743 0.44% estimation process
2013 13,743 0% estimation process
2014 13,815 0.52% estimation process
2015 13,717 -0.71% estimation process
2016 13,775 0.42% estimation process
2017 13,843 0.49% estimation process
2018 13,932 0.64% estimation process
2019 14,020 0.63% estimation process
2020 14,120 0.71% estimation process

Athens zip code is 37303. County name: McMinn, County fips: 47107

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People born in Athens (6)

People born in Athens, including United States politician and Confederate soldier John Tyler Morgan, baseball player Boyd Coffie, professional golfer Eric Axley, .

List

  • Jim Baskette (American baseball player) he was born in 10/12/1887
  • Scottie Mayfield (American businessman)
  • W. Reece Smith, Jr. (U.S. Navy officer, attorney, university president, American Bar Association president) he was born in 19/09/1925

Schools in Athens

College & universities near Athens, TN

Code Name City ZIP
221731 Tennessee Wesleyan University Athens (TN) 37303

Post offices near Athens

Post Office Name City ZIP
Athen Post Office Athens (TN) 37303

Other cities in McMinn County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in McMinn County , TN.

City Name Population Title
Etowah 3,527 City in McMinn County, Tennessee
Englewood 1,538 Town of the United States
Niota 738 Human settlement in McMinn County, Tennessee, United States of America
Calhoun 503 Human settlement in McMinn County, Tennessee, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Athens distances to largest Tennessee cities