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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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population21,690
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens18.6%
Employed Population 16+9,933
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married68.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher62.6%
Median Earnings25+$66,496
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$33,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,580

Wealth

Median Family Income$125,625
% Above Poverty Level95.9%
% Below Poverty Level4.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home7.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone17.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,190
Median House Value$328,600

Ancestry

English17.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.3%
German16.8%
Irish10%
Italian3.8%
Scottish3.5%
Polish2.9%
French Except Basque2.9%
Norwegian2.1%
Dutch1.8%
Welsh1.2%
Swiss0.9%
Danishn0.9%
Russian0.8%
Canadian0.7%
Arab0.7%
Swedish0.6%
Belgian0.6%
Greek0.5%
Croatian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Israeli0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Finnish0.1%
US/American0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Farragut Almanac

CategoryValue
County Knox County
Standard Zip Codes37934
P.O. Box Zip Codes37933
Phone Area Codes865
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.97
Approximate Longitude-83.94

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)

StationLENOIR CITY
Distance9.4 miles
Jan Temp27 to 47 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip52.8 inches
StationOAK RIDGE ATDD
Distance10.2 miles
Jan Temp27 to 46 F
Apr Temp44 to 71 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 71 F
Annual Precip55 inches
StationKNOXVILLE AP
Distance10.6 miles
Jan Temp29 to 46 F
Apr Temp47 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 87 F
Oct Temp48 to 70 F
Annual Precip48.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alcoa9,058$45,000
Friendsville823$50,500
Greenback1,020$68,214
Lenoir City8,965$43,882
Louisville4,114$66,875
Oak Ridge29,285$66,141
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