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Welcome to Erwin ...
The town of Erwin is located in Unicoi County<1> and is the County Seat for Unicoi County.
The location of Erwin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Erwin has a population of 5,921 people<3> (see below for details).
Erwin is 1,730 feet [527 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Erwin lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Erwin: (423)
We don't have a date for the establishment of Erwin.
Websites for Erwin ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.unicoicounty.org/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Erwin, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Erwin had an population of 5,921 people. This is a decrease of 2.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.54% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Erwin had a population of 6,097 people (which is 33.29% of the total population of Unicoi County). This makes Erwin the county's most populous community.
The population of Erwin represents 0.1% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 85th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,097 people, the population of Erwin increased 8.68% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,610 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Erwin.
Communities Also Named Erwin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 19 communities that are also named Erwin - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Erwin.
Communities near Erwin ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Erwin.
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 Erwin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Erwin.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Erwin. 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 Erwin.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Erwin. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Erwin.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Erwin ...
Looking for more information about Erwin? 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 Erwin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Erwin.
Adding Erwin to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Erwin 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 Erwin was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).
We also found Erwin in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Erwin.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Jun 2023