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Welcome to Etowah ...

The city of Etowah is located in McMinn County<1>.

The location of Etowah has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Etowah has a population of 3,512 people<3> (see below for details).

Etowah was established in 1906.

The community of Etowah is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Etowah (for example, toward Dunlap), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Etowah: (423)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Etowah had an population of 3,512 people. This is an increase of 0.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Etowah had a population of 3,490 people (which is 6.68% of the total population of McMinn County). This makes Etowah the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Etowah represents 0.05% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 124th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,490 people, the population of Etowah decreased 4.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,663 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Etowah.

Communities Also Named Etowah ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Etowah - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia (2), North Carolina, Oklahoma and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Etowah.

Communities near Etowah ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Etowah.

  • Jacktown [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacktown
    • Jacktown [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Etowah
    • Estimated population in 2014: 67,319 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacktown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacktown
  • Athens [McMinn County]
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    • Athens [McMinn County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Etowah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,120 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<6>
  • Sweetwater [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetwater
    • Sweetwater [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Etowah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,956 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweetwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sweetwater<6>
  • Madisonville [Monroe County]
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    • Madisonville [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Etowah
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,024 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madisonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madisonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madisonville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Decatur [Meigs County]
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      • Decatur [Meigs County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Etowah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,663 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<6>
    • Englewood [McMinn County]
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      • Englewood [McMinn County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Etowah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,538 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Englewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Englewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Englewood<6>
    • Benton [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benton
      • Benton [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Etowah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,247 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benton<6>
    • Tellico Plains [Monroe County]
    • Niota [McMinn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niota
      • Niota [McMinn County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Etowah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 738 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Niota have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niota
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Niota<6>
    • Charleston [Bradley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
      • Charleston [Bradley County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Etowah
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 706 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<6>

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 Etowah. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Etowah.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Etowah. 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 Etowah.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Etowah. See our Newspapers Page for Etowah.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Etowah ...

Looking for more information about Etowah? 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 Etowah, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Etowah.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Tennessee

About McMinn County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for McMinn County: www.mcminncounty.org/

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 McMinn, 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 Etowah.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Etowah - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Etowah) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Etowah. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EtowahOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Etowah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3386, Longitude: -84.5279       In this case, the coordinates for Etowah 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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