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Welcome to Knoxville ...

The city of Knoxville is located in Marion County and is the County Seat for Marion County.

When the people of Knoxville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Knoxvillian<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Knoxville has a population of 7,204 people<2> (see below for details).

Knoxville is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Knoxville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Knoxville is within the boundaries of the (641) area code.

The ZIP codes for Knoxville: 50138, 50197-50198<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Knoxville had a population of 7,313 people (or 21.96% of the total population of Marion County). This makes Knoxville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Knoxville represents 0.24% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 54th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,313 people, the population of Knoxville decreased 5.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,731 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Knoxville had an population of 7,204 people. This is a decrease of 1.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.82% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Knoxville.

Communities Also Named Knoxville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Knoxville - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2), California, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Tennessee, Texas (2) and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Knoxville.

Websites for Knoxville ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Knoxville, the following might be of interest:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Knoxville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Knoxville. 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 Knoxville. Our list includes 11 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Knoxville:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Knoxville ...

Looking for more information about Knoxville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Knoxville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Knoxville.

Communities near Knoxville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Pella   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Knoxville

Monroe   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Knoxville

Located in Jasper County

Pleasantville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Knoxville

Melcher-Dallas   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Knoxville

Hartford   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Knoxville

Located in Warren County

Milo   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Knoxville

Located in Warren County

Runnells   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Knoxville

Located in Polk County

Lovilia   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Knoxville

Located in Monroe County

Bussey   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Knoxville

Lacona   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Knoxville

Located in Warren County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Knoxville.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Knoxville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Knoxville refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Knoxville may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Knoxville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Knoxville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Knoxville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Knoxville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Knoxville includes: 50138, 50197 & 50198.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Knoxville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Knoxville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Knoxville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Knoxville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3208, Longitude: -93.1010     [Map].






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