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Knox County, TN
The county was named for Henry Knox, secretary of war

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The county is in the Knoxville metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 400,061. This was an increase of  4.72% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$37,454
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Knox County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Knox County was $30,327. This was an increase of 25.2% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 98% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Knoxville

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13% of Knox County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Knox County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Knox County include Adams Cemetery, Anderson-Gouffon Cemetery, Armstrong Cemetery, Armstrong Cemetery, Asbury Cemetery, Aulton Cemetery, Bair Cemetery, Barner Cemetery, Bayless Cemetery, Beal Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Knox County include Corryton, Farragut, Fountain City, Halls Crossroads, Heiskell, Karns, Kimberlin Heights, Knoxville, Mascot, Powell ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Knox County include Johnson Bible College, Pellissippi State Technical Community College, University of Tennessee at Knoxville ... View colleges

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries

Libraries in Knox County include Bonny Kate Branch Library, Burlington Branch Library, Carter Branch Library, Cedar Bluff Branch Library, Corryton Branch Library, Farragut Branch Library, Fountain City Branch Library, Halls Branch Library, Karns Branch Library, Lawson McGhee Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Knox County include Knoxville News-Sentinel ... View newspapers

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Politics

Knox County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Knox County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Knox County include B W Cedar Bluff Inn, Baymont Inn & Suites, Baymont Inn & Suites Knoxville West, Best Inn Knoxville, Best Inn Knoxville, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western, Candlewood Suites, Clarion Inn Knoxville ... More hotels

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