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Knoxville, Maryland

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The location of Knoxville

Welcome to Knoxville ...

Knoxville is located in Frederick County.

The location of Knoxville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Knoxville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Knoxvillian<2>

Knoxville is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Knoxville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Knoxville: (301) and (240)<4>

The ZIP code for Knoxville: 21758<5>

Communities near Knoxville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<6>.

Community   2017<7>
Boonsboro   [Map]   3,553   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Frederick   [Map]   71,408   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Middletown   [Map]   4,615   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Poolesville   [Map]   5,269   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Walkersville   [Map]   6,181   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Leesburg (VA)   [Map]   54,215   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Tennessee, Texas (2) and West Virginia.

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

See 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.

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

Websites for Knoxville ...

Chamber of Commerce:

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Maryland

About Frederick County

About Maryland

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.

The official website for Frederick County:

The official website for State of Maryland:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>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 community'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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Knoxville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).

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<5>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 community (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).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 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: 39.3270, Longitude: -77.6642     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Knoxville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<7>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Knoxville.

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