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Welcome to Alcoa ...

The city of Alcoa is located in Blount County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Alcoa has a population of 10,499 people<2> (see below for details).

Alcoa is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<3>.

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 is within the boundaries of the (865) area code.

Websites for Alcoa ...

Official Website:   www.ci.alcoa.tn.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.blountchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Alcoa had an population of 10,499 people. This is an increase of 24.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 35.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alcoa had a population of 8,449 people (or 6.87% of the total population of Blount County). This makes Alcoa the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Alcoa represents 0.13% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 62nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,449 people, the population of Alcoa increased 9.24% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,734 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Alcoa ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alcoa.

  • Knoxville [Knox County]
  • Farragut [Knox County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farragut have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farragut
    • Farragut [Knox County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west of Alcoa
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farragut
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farragut
  • Spring Hill [Anderson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Hill
    • Spring Hill [Anderson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Alcoa
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Hill
  • McMullens [Blount County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McMullens have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McMullens
    • McMullens [Blount County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest of Alcoa
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMullens
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Seymour Heights [Sevier County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seymour Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seymour Heights
      • Seymour Heights [Sevier County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast of Alcoa
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seymour Heights
    • Lenoir City [Loudon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lenoir City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lenoir City
      • Lenoir City [Loudon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the west of Alcoa
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenoir City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenoir City
    • Cowan Springs [Blount County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cowan Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowan Springs
      • Cowan Springs [Blount County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east of Alcoa
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowan Springs
    • Aldenwood Park [Knox County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aldenwood Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aldenwood Park
      • Aldenwood Park [Knox County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest of Alcoa
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aldenwood Park
    • Humes Ferry [Knox County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Humes Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Humes Ferry
      • Humes Ferry [Knox County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Alcoa
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Humes Ferry
    • Fairway Estates [Blount County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairway Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairway Estates
      • Fairway Estates [Blount County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south of Alcoa
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairway Estates

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alcoa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alcoa.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alcoa.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alcoa. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Blount County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Alcoa: www.ci.alcoa.tn.us/

The official website for Blount County: www.korrnet.org/blountco/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alcoa.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alcoa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alcoa

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alcoa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8069, Longitude: -83.9754       In this case, the coordinates for Alcoa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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