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Welcome to Calhoun ...

The town of Calhoun is located in McMinn County<1>.

The location of Calhoun has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Calhoun has a population of 500 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Calhoun.

Calhoun is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Calhoun (for example, toward Dunlap), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Calhoun is within the (423) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Calhoun had an population of 500 people. This is an increase of 2.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Calhoun had a population of 490 people. This makes Calhoun the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 490 people, the population of Calhoun decreased 1.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 496 people).

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

Communities Also Named Calhoun ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Calhoun: This one is located in McMinn County and the other is located in Coffee County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 26 communities that are also named Calhoun - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi (3), Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Calhoun ...

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

  • Cleveland [Bradley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland
    • Cleveland [Bradley County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Calhoun
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,948 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<6>
  • Athens [McMinn County]
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    • Athens [McMinn County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Calhoun
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,120 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<6>
  • South Cleveland [Bradley County]
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    • South Cleveland [Bradley County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Calhoun
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,912 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Cleveland
  • Etowah [McMinn County]
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    • Etowah [McMinn County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Calhoun
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,527 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Etowah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Etowah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Etowah<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wildwood Lake [Bradley County]
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      • Wildwood Lake [Bradley County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Calhoun
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,124 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildwood Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildwood Lake
    • Lakewood [Hamilton County]
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      • Lakewood [Hamilton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Calhoun
      • Estimated population in 2011: 2,336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakewood
    • Hopewell Estates [Bradley County]
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      • Hopewell Estates [Bradley County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Calhoun
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,874 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hopewell Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopewell Estates
    • Decatur [Meigs County]
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      • Decatur [Meigs County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Calhoun
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,663 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<6>
    • East Cleveland [Bradley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Cleveland
      • East Cleveland [Bradley County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Calhoun
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,608 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Cleveland
    • Englewood [McMinn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Englewood
      • Englewood [McMinn County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Calhoun
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,538 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Englewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Englewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Englewood<6>

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 Calhoun. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Calhoun.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Calhoun. 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 Calhoun.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Calhoun. See our Newspapers Page for Calhoun.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Calhoun ...

Looking for more information about Calhoun? 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 Calhoun, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Calhoun.

Adding Calhoun to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Calhoun in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Calhoun was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).

We also found Calhoun in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Calhoun on our Genealogy Page.

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About McMinn County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Calhoun. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for McMinn County: www.mcminncounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including McMinn, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Calhoun.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Calhoun - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Calhoun) 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 Calhoun. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CalhounOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Calhoun. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2974, Longitude: -84.7455       In this case, the coordinates for Calhoun have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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