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Alcoa, Tennessee

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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 2017, Alcoa has a population of 10,228 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.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alcoa had a population of 8,449 people (which is 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alcoa had an population of 10,228 people. This is an increase of 21.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 32.25% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alcoa ...

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 are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Aldenwood Park   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cowan Springs   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fairway Estates   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Farragut   [Map]   22,729   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Humes Ferry   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Knoxville   [Map]   187,347   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alcoa. 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 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:

Websites for Alcoa ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

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 ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Alcoa:

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The official website for State of Tennessee:

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

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<3>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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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Alcoa) 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 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 we use 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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