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Welcome to Farragut ...

The town of Farragut is primarily located in Knox County<1>. A portion of Farragut extends into Loudon County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Farragut has a population of 23,768 people<3> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Farragut, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated January 16, 1980.

Going back to its beginning, Farragut was originally named Campbell's Station. For more information about the names of Farragut, see The Names of Farragut on our Genealogy Page.

The community of Farragut is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Farragut: (865)

The ZIP codes for Farragut: 37922, 37934<5>

Websites for Farragut ...

Official Website: www.farragut.tn.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Farragut had an population of 23,768 people. This is an increase of 14.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Farragut had a population of 20,676 people. This makes Farragut the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Farragut represents 0.33% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 30th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 20,676 people, the population of Farragut increased 16.68% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 17,720 people).

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

Communities Also Named Farragut ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Farragut: This one is located in Knox County and the other is located in Sullivan County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 4 communities that are also named Farragut - they are located in Iowa, New York and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Farragut ...

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

  • Knoxville [Knox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knoxville
    • Knoxville [Knox County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Farragut
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 190,223 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knoxville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knoxville<7>
  • Maryville [Blount County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maryville
    • Maryville [Blount County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Farragut
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,995 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maryville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maryville<7>
  • Oak Ridge [Anderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Ridge
    • Oak Ridge [Anderson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Farragut
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,340 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge<7>
  • Spring Hill [Anderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Hill
    • Spring Hill [Anderson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Farragut
    • Estimated population in 2014: 16,752 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Hill
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McMullens [Blount County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McMullens
      • McMullens [Blount County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Farragut
      • Estimated population in 2014: 13,620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McMullens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMullens
    • Alcoa [Blount County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alcoa
      • Alcoa [Blount County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Farragut
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,382 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alcoa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alcoa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alcoa<7>
    • Clinton [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
      • Clinton [Anderson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Farragut
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,119 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<7>
    • Lenoir City [Loudon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lenoir City
      • Lenoir City [Loudon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Farragut
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lenoir City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenoir City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenoir City<7>
    • Aldenwood Park [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aldenwood Park
      • Aldenwood Park [Knox County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Farragut
      • Estimated population in 2014: 8,753 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aldenwood Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aldenwood Park
    • Humes Ferry [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Humes Ferry
      • Humes Ferry [Knox County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Farragut
      • Estimated population in 2014: 8,348 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Humes Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Humes Ferry

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Farragut. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Farragut.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Farragut ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Knox County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Farragut: www.farragut.tn.us/

The official website for Knox County: www.knoxcounty.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 Knox, 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 Farragut.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Farragut - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Farragut). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Farragut or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Farragut) 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 Farragut. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FarragutOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Farragut. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8731, Longitude: -84.1819       In this case, the coordinates for Farragut have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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