Knoxville Knox County, Tennessee

Knoxville: County seat of Knox County, Tennessee, United States; third-largest city in Tennessee

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Location of Knoxville on Tennessee map.

About

Knoxville is a city located in the county of Knox in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its population at the 2010 census was 178,874 and a population density of 663 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 190,223 inhabitants.

The city was created 235 years ago in 1785.

Knoxville TN skyline image
Knoxville TN skyline
Knoxville TN skyline image

Geography

Knoxville is located at 35°57'38"N 83°55'15"W (35.9606400, -83.9207400).

Knoxville map

Weather

Knoxville forecast: Sunny, with a high near 77. more

Knoxville Quick Facts

Population : 190,223 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
County : Knox County
Postal code : 37902
Phone Area Codes : 865
Area : 269.79 km2
Official name : Knoxville
Altitude : 886 feet / 270 meters
Capital city : Knoxville is capital of Knox County
Establishment : January 01, 1786 (235 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:47:51 (26th September 2021)
Density : 705 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.97% (2010-2020)
Weather : 77℉ Sunny 7-days weather

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Demographics

The population of Knoxville increased by 5.97% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 178,874 - census
2011 179,955 0.6% estimation process
2012 181,093 0.63% estimation process
2013 181,779 0.38% estimation process
2014 182,631 0.47% estimation process
2015 184,046 0.77% estimation process
2016 184,986 0.51% estimation process
2017 186,905 1.03% estimation process
2018 187,362 0.24% estimation process
2019 187,603 0.13% estimation process
2020 190,223 1.38% estimation process

Knoxville zip code is 37902. County name: Knox, County fips: 47093

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People born in Knoxville (200)

People born in Knoxville, including nurse Frances Reed Elliot, actor Brad Renfro, US country artist Rodney Atkins, you can see a list of people who born in Knoxville.

  • Christina Hendricks (American actress) she was born in 03/05/1975
  • Polly Bergen (American actress, singer, entrepreneur (1930-2014)) she was born in 14/07/1930
  • Joseph Wood Krutch (American writer, critic, and naturalist) he was born in 25/11/1893
  • Candy Reynolds (American tennis player) she was born in 24/03/1955
  • Johnny Knoxville (American actor, stunt performer, and filmmaker) he was born in 11/03/1971
  • David Farragut (United States Navy admiral) he was born in 05/07/1801
  • Thomas C. Hindman (American politician and Confederate States Army general in the Civil War) he was born in 28/01/1828
  • James Agee (American author, journalist, poet, screenwriter and film critic) he was born in 27/11/1909
  • Victor Ashe (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1945
  • Jake Thomas (actor, singer) he was born in 30/01/1990
  • Mary Costa (singer) she was born in 05/04/1930
  • Kenny Chesney (American country music singer/songwriter) he was born in 26/03/1968
  • Dennis Hwang (graphic artist) he was born in 01/01/1978
  • Andrew Humphreys (American politician (1821-1904)) he was born in 30/03/1821
  • David Keith (actor, director) he was born in 08/05/1954
  • Karl Edward Wagner (American writer) he was born in 12/12/1945
  • Jason Witten (American football player, tight end) he was born in 06/05/1982
  • Walt Simonson (American cartoonist and comics creator) he was born in 02/09/1946

Schools in Knoxville

College & universities near Knoxville, TN

Code Name City ZIP
221759 The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Knoxville (TN) 37996
221625 Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Knoxville Knoxville (TN) 37919
220552 South College Knoxville (TN) 37909-0000
221829 Tennessee School of Beauty of Knoxville Inc Knoxville (TN) 37921
488068 Huntington University of Health Sciences Knoxville (TN) 37918-8230

Post offices near Knoxville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Knoxvill Post Office Knoxville (TN) 37902
South Knoxvill Post Office Knoxville (TN) 37920
North Knoxvill Post Office Knoxville (TN) 37917
Northwest Annex Post Office Knoxville (TN) 37921
Burlington Post Office Knoxville (TN) 37914

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Knox County

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

City Name Population Title
Brentwood 42,876 Suburb of Nashville, Tennessee, located in Williamson County, USA
Farragut 24,045 Town of the United States
Mascot 2,411 Census-designated place in Knox County, Tennessee
Garland 300 Place in Tennessee

Distance to Other Cities

Knoxville distances to largest Tennessee cities