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

The community of Athens is the Seat for McMinn County.

McMinn County was founded in 1819.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> McMinn had a population of 52,739 people. This is an increase of 7.6% since the last Census (which gave a population of 49,015 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, McMinn represented 0.86% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 26th 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
201052,266+6.63%-0.9% since 2009
200952,739+7.6%+0.31% since 2008
200852,574+7.26%+0.88% since 2007
200049,015The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Athens   14,28413,2208.05% increase  
Etowah   3,7693,6632.89% increase  
Englewood   1,8021,59013.33% increase  
Niota   8117813.84% increase  
Calhoun   5234965.44% increase  

Websites for McMinn County

Official Website:   www.mcminncounty.org/

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Footnotes ...

<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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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