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Overview

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.

People

Total Population 21,374
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 17.2%
Employed Population 16+ 9,436
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 68.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 63.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $123,402
% Above Poverty Level 95.5%
% Below Poverty Level 4.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 17.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,018
Median House Value $323,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.5%
US/American 0%
English 18.9%
Irish 11%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LENOIR CITY
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
Station OAK RIDGE ATDD
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
Station KNOXVILLE AP
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

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 (37934, 37922, 37933)

Knox (37934)

Kville (37934)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alcoa 8,737 $44,800
Friendsville 912 $51,083
Greenback 1,021 $61,023
Lenoir City 8,943 $40,710
Louisville 4,092 $62,279
Oak Ridge 29,310 $69,672

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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