Farragut, Tennessee

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Farragut, Tennessee

Introduction to Farragut, Tennessee

Farragut, Tennessee, in Knox county, is 14 miles W of Knoxville, Tennessee and 146 miles S of Lexington, Kentucky. The town is in the Knoxville area. There are 17,720 residents in Farragut.

Farragut History

Farragut was originally known as Campbell’s Station, named after the stage coach station and fort built by David Campbell in 1787. The town of Farragut is adjacent to the historic unincorporated town of Concorde. Farragut was officially incorporated in 1980.

Farragut and nearby Attractions

  • Farragut Forklife Museum
  • Maxwell-Kirby House
  • Dead Horse Lake Golf Course
  • Thomas J. Walker House
  • Carl Cowan Park
  • Anchor Park

Things To Do In Farragut

Farragut offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation. The town has a number of parks, including Anchor Park and Concorde Park. One can also visit the Zuma Fun Center, Mayor Bob Leonard Park and the PetSafe Village while in Farragut. The Dead Horse Lake Golf Course and the Willow Creek Golf Club provide facilities for local golfers.

Farragut Transportation

McGhee Tyson Airport is nearby.

Farragut Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at the University of Tennessee, the Pellissippi State Technical Community College, Roane State Community College and Carson-Newman College.

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High Points

Farragut strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Tennessee):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Farragut Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Farragut Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Farragut Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Farragut Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Farragut People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Farragut College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Farragut, Tennessee

Comparing Farragut to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Tennessee (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 5 6
Senior Citizens 3 2
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 8 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 5 5
Public Transportation Use 3 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 2

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Farragut Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles W of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 146 miles S of Lexington, Kentucky
County Knox
Metro Area Knoxville
Standard Zip Codes 37922
Phone Area Codes 865
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.884
Longitude -84.153

Farragut Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 47 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 52.8 inches
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 46 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 55 inches
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 46 F
Apr Temp 47 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 87 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
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Farragut Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 17,720 100%
Male 8,762 49.4%
Female 8,958 50.6%
Under 18 4,727 26.7%
18+ 12,993 73.3%
65+ 2,013 11.4%
Median Age 41.8
Average Family Size 3.08
White 16,635 93.9%
African-American 319 1.8%
Asian 560 3.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 26 0.1%
Other 58 0.3%
Mixed Race 122 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 189 1.1%

Estimated Farragut Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 19,054
Growth 1,334
Growth % 7.5%

Farragut Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 19%
German 16.1%
US/American 12.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
Irish 9.4%
Scotch-Irish 5.7%
Italian 3.8%
Scottish 3.7%
European 2.4%
Polish 2.1%
Dutch 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Norwegian 1.1%
Romanian 1.1%
Greek 0.9%
Belgian 0.8%
British 0.8%
French Canadian 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
Lebanese 0.6%
Swiss 0.6%
Czech 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
Welsh 0.4%
Other Arab 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Austrian 0.3%
Slovene 0.2%
Albanian 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Farragut, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Concord (37922, 37934)
Concord Farr (37922, 37934)
Concord Farragut (37922, 37933, 37934)
Knox (37934)
Kville (37934)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Farragut 17,720 $91,423
Alcoa 7,734 $44,333
Friendsville 890 $48,000
Greenback 954 $40,000
Lenoir City 6,819 $33,462
Louisville 2,001 $53,558
Oak Ridge 27,387 $57,087
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