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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 5,918 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

Erwin is within the (423) area code.

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 5,918 people. This is a decrease of 2.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Erwin had a population of 6,097 people (or 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 total 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 have 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.

  • Johnson City [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson City
    • Johnson City [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Erwin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 66,906 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnson City<6>
  • East Ridge [Washington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Ridge
    • East Ridge [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Erwin
    • Estimated population in 2014: 21,317 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Ridge
  • Elizabethton [Carter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethton
    • Elizabethton [Carter County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Erwin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,509 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethton<6>
  • Nolichucky [Washington County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nolichucky have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nolichucky
    • Nolichucky [Washington County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Erwin
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 5,861 people
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jonesborough [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesborough
      • Jonesborough [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Erwin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,611 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesborough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesborough<6>
    • Pleasant View [Greene County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant View
      • Pleasant View [Greene County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Erwin
      • Estimated population in 2014: 4,251 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant View
    • Onks [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onks
      • Onks [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Erwin
      • Estimated population in 2014: 3,715 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onks
    • Unicoi [Unicoi County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unicoi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unicoi
      • Unicoi [Unicoi County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Erwin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,594 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unicoi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Unicoi<6>
    • Camelot Two [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camelot Two have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camelot Two
      • Camelot Two [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Erwin
      • Estimated population in 2014: 3,582 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camelot Two
    • Woodby Hill [Carter County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodby Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodby Hill
      • Woodby Hill [Carter County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Erwin
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,730 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodby Hill

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Unicoi County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Unicoi, 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 Erwin.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Erwin - 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- Erwin) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Erwin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Erwin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Erwin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1455, Longitude: -82.4116       In this case, the coordinates for Erwin 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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