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Athens is a city in McMinn County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the city in Greece
The latitude of Athens is 35.442N. The longitude is -84.593W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 860 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,625.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Athens demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McMinn County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37303 ZIP code.
9% of Athens residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Athens ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Athens was $16,877, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Athens residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Athens, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $348. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $769.
Libraries in Athens include E.G. Fisher Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Athens include Daily Post-Athenian
McMinn County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Athens political report.
The average commute time for Athens workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Athens between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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