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Welcome to Alcoa ...
The location of Alcoa has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Alcoa, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1956.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Alcoa has a population of 10,004 people<3> (see below for details).
Alcoa is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<4>.
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 lies within 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 2019 Census Estimates, Alcoa had an population of 10,004 people. This is an increase of 18.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.35% since the 2000 Census).
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 (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 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.
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.
Adding Alcoa to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alcoa in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Alcoa was on a map titled Road Map for Kentucky and Tennessee (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Alcoa.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 02 Oct 2023