Welcome to Alcoa ...
The city of Alcoa is located in Blount County.
Alcoa is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<1>.
Time Zone: Alcoa lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Alcoa (for example, toward Center Ford), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Alcoa lies within the (865) area code.
Communities near Alcoa ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alcoa and not the distance if you drove it.<2>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alcoa.
Communities Also Named Alcoa ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Alcoa - it's located in Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alcoa.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alcoa. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
- Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alcoa. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
- We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alcoa.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alcoa:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alcoa ...
Looking for more information about Alcoa? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Alcoa, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Alcoa.
Search for Local Businesses ...
Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Alcoa. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.
Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.
If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.
|<1>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alcoa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
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|<2>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Alcoa. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alcoa) to Point B.|
If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alcoa. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alcoa
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alcoa. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8069, Longitude: -83.9754 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Alcoa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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|<3>||All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.|
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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alcoa.