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Alcoa, Tennessee

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Welcome to Alcoa ...

The city of Alcoa is located in Blount County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Alcoa has a population of 9,874 people<1> (see below for details).

Alcoa is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<2>.

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 located in 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 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 (with a count of 7,734 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Alcoa had an population of 9,874 people. This is an increase of 16.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.67% since the 2000 Census).

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

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.<3>.

Community   2016
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]   22,282   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Humes Ferry   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Knoxville   [Map]   186,239   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 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:

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 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 ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Alcoa. 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 (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 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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alcoa.