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

The community of Maryville is the Seat for Blount County.

Blount County was founded in 1795 and was created by taking area from KnoxCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Blount had a population of 122,784 people. This is an increase of 16.03% since the last Census (which gave a population of 105,823 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Blount represented 1.86% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 11th most populous county (out of 95 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010123,010+16.24%+0.18% since 2009
2009122,784+16.03%+0.96% since 2008
2008121,622+14.93%+1.5% since 2007
2000105,823The Last Census

More information can be found on the Blount County Census Page for Blount County.


Below are some of the communities located in Blount County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Blount County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Maryville   27,25823,12017.9% increase  
Alcoa   8,7247,73412.8% increase  
Louisville   2,2092,00110.39% increase  
Friendsville   9238903.71% increase  
Rockford   8147982.01% increase  

Websites for Blount County

Official Website:   www.korrnet.org/blountco/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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