Knoxville, Tennessee

Knoxville is a ceety in the U.S. state o Tennessee, an the coonty seat o Knox Coonty.[13]

Knoxville, Tennessee
Ceety o Knoxville
The Ceety o Knoxville, Tennessee
The Ceety o Knoxville, Tennessee
Eik-name(s): 
The Marble Ceety,[1] Hert o the Valley,[2] Queen Ceety o the Moontains,[3] K-Town,[4] Scruffy Ceety,[5] Gateway tae the Great Smoky Moontains.[6]
Location in Knox Coonty an the state o Tennessee.
Location in Knox Coonty an the state o Tennessee.
Knoxville, Tennessee is locatit in the Unitit States
Knoxville, Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 35°58′22″N 83°56′32″W / 35.97278°N 83.94222°W / 35.97278; -83.94222Coordinates: 35°58′22″N 83°56′32″W / 35.97278°N 83.94222°W / 35.97278; -83.94222
KintraUnitit States
StateTennessee
CoontyKnox
Settled1786
Foondit1791
Incorporatit1815
Foondit biJames White
Named forHenry Knox
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor-Cooncil
 • MayorMadeline Rogero (D)
 • Ceety Cooncil
Area
 • Ceety269.8 km2 (104.2 sq mi)
 • Laund255.2 km2 (98.5 sq mi)
 • Water14.6 km2 (5.6 sq mi)  5.4%
Elevation270 m (886 ft)
Population
 • Ceety178,874
 • Estimate 
(2013)[10]
183,270
 • RankUS: 128t
 • Density701.0/km2 (1,816/sq mi)
 • Urban
558,696 (US: 74t)
 • Metro
852,715 (US: 64t)
 • Combined Stateestical Pop
1096961 (US: 50t)
Demonym(s)Knoxvillian
Knoxvillite
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip code
37901-37902, 37909, 37912, 37914-37924, 37927-37934, 37938-37940, 37950, 37995-37998
Area code(s)865
FIPS code[11]47-40000
GNIS featur ID[12]1648562
Websitewww.cityofknoxville.org

Sister ceetiesEedit

Knoxville haes seiven sister ceeties as designatit bi Sister Cities International:[14]

ReferencesEedit

  1. Ask Doc Knox, "What's With All This Marble City Business?" Metro Pulse, 10 May 2010. Accessed at the Internet Archive, 1 October 2015.
  2. Lucile Deaderick, Heart of the Valley: A History of Knoxville, Tennessee (Knoxville, Tenn.: East Tennessee Historical Society, 1976).
  3. Mark Banker, Appalachians All: East Tennessee and the Elusive History of an American Region (Knoxville, Tenn.: University of Tennessee Press, 2010), p. 83.
  4. Jack Neely, From the Shadow Side: And Other Stories of Knoxville, Tennessee (Tellico Books, 2003).
  5. http://utdailybeacon.com/news/2013/nov/5/knoxvillians-capitalize-citys-scruffy-reputation/
  6. Jack Neely, "A Knoxville Vacation," Knoxville Mercury, 9 July 2015.
  7. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Knoxville city, Tennessee". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved 25 Mairch 2013.
  8. "Feature Detail Report for: City of Knoxville". USGS. 10 Mairch 2008. Retrieved 15 Januar 2009.
  9. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  10. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  11. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  12. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 25 October 2007. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  13. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 7 Juin 2011.
  14. "Sister City Directory". Sister Cities International. Archived frae the original on 8 Julie 2007. Retrieved 1 Apryle 2011. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help); freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)