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Etowah is in Henderson County, in the Asheville metro area.

The community name derives from an Indian term for a type of tree

The latitude of Etowah is 35.317N. The longitude is -82.594W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,119 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,766.


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$38,438
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Etowah demographic reports

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22% of Etowah residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Etowah ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Etowah was $20,849, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Etowah residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Etowah, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $438.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $775.


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Libraries in Etowah include Etowah Branch Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Etowah workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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