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Overview

Introduction to Church Hill, Tennessee

Church Hill, Tennessee, in Hawkins county, is 24 miles NW of Johnson City, Tennessee and 137 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina. The city is included in the Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol metropolitan area.

Church Hill History

Church Hill was named after a Methodist church that was built nearby mountain. It is located in Hawkins County, which was established as Spencer County in 1784. The 1984 movie "The River" was shot in Church Hill.

Church Hill and nearby Attractions

  • Rose Center Museum
  • Roan Mountain State Park
  • Harry Meader Coal Museum
  • Warriors Path State Park
  • Kingdom Come State Park
  • President Andrew Johnson Museum and Library

Things To Do In Church Hill

Parks in the area include the Natural Tunnel State Park, Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park and Ridgefield park, which offer multiple opportunities for recreation. Local churches include the Old Union Church, Church Hill Church and Mountain View Church. Sycamore Shoals State Historic Site, the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site and the Netherland Inn are notable local historic sites.

Church Hill Transportation

Knoxville McGhee Tyson is the nearest major airport.

Church Hill Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Walters State Community College, the University of North Carolina at Asheville and Appalachian State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,686
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens22%
Employed Population 16+2,662
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married53.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.3%
Median Earnings25+$33,085
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$29,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,600

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,317
% Above Poverty Level86%
% Below Poverty Level14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.9%
Median Gross Rent$639
Median House Value$130,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.9%
Irish12.5%
English7.7%
German7.7%
French Except Basque1.9%
Scottish1.7%
Italian1.5%
Dutch1.3%
Swedish1.1%
Welsh0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Danishn0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Greek0.1%
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Church Hill Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hawkins County
Standard Zip Codes37642, 37645
Phone Area Codes423
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.52
Approximate Longitude-82.71

Church Hill Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationKINGSPORT
Distance10 miles
Jan Temp26 to 45 F
Apr Temp43 to 69 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 70 F
Annual Precip44.4 inches
StationROGERSVILLE 1 NE
Distance16.7 miles
Jan Temp26 to 46 F
Apr Temp43 to 70 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 70 F
Annual Precip45.1 inches
StationPENNINGTON GAP
Distance21.6 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp38 to 67 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 69 F
Annual Precip49.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Baileyton476$41,250
Jonesborough5,275$60,529
Kingsport52,698$52,709
Mount Carmel5,386$52,489
Rogersville4,326$45,679
Surgoinsville2,175$52,153

Church Hill Public Schools

Carter's Valley Elementary
1006 N Central Av
ZIP: 37642
(423) 357-7450
Primary
Total Enrollment 299
Church Hill Elementary
400 Old Stage Rd
ZIP: 37642
(423) 357-5621
Primary
Total Enrollment 344
Church Hill Intermediate School
301 Park Av
ZIP: 37642
(423) 357-0252
Middle
Total Enrollment 407
Church Hill Middle School
211 Oak Dr
ZIP: 37642
(423) 357-3051
Middle
Total Enrollment 426
Mcpheeter's Bend Elementary
1115 Goshen Val Rd
ZIP: 37642
(423) 357-6822
Primary
Total Enrollment 95
Volunteer High School
1050 Volunteer Bl
ZIP: 37642
(423) 357-3641
High
Total Enrollment 1152
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