Townsend, Tennessee

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Townsend Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SE of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 138 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia
County Blount
Metro Area Knoxville
Standard Zip Codes 37882
Phone Area Codes 865
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.675
Longitude -83.755

Townsend Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 48 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 70 F
Annual Precip 57.1 inches
Distance 16.1 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
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 46 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches
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Townsend Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 244 100%
Male 113 46.3%
Female 131 53.7%
Under 18 30 12.3%
18+ 214 87.7%
65+ 72 29.5%
Median Age 55.7
Average Family Size 2.44
White 239 98%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 1.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Townsend Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 258
Growth 14
Growth % 5.7%

Townsend 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
German 17.6%
English 15.7%
US/American 11.3%
Scotch-Irish 10.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
Dutch 9.4%
Scottish 8.2%
Irish 6.9%
Norwegian 4.4%
Pennsylvania German 1.9%
Canadian 1.3%
Polish 1.3%
Russian 1.3%
Croatian 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Townsend 244 $50,000
Alcoa 7,734 $44,333
Gatlinburg 3,382 $40,813
Maryville 23,120 $49,182
Pigeon Forge 5,083 $34,505
Rockford 798 $50,074
Sevierville 11,757 $37,972

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Mary E. Tippitt Memorial Library
Townsend, Tennessee
(865) 448-1441
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