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Welcome to Knox County ...
Time Zone: Knox County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.
The community of Knoxville is the Seat for Knox County.
Knox County was founded in 1792. Knox was created by taking area from Greene and Hawkins Counties.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Knox had a population of 470,137 people. This is an increase of 8.77% since the last Census (which gave a population of 432,226 people in 2010).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Knox represented 6.81% of the total population of Tennessee.
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This page was last modified/updated: 14 May 2023