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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>


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

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

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).

Farragut is located in the (865) area code.

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

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

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 (with 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 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
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Maryville
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Oak Ridge
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Oak Ridge
    • Oak Ridge is located in Anderson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,340 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge <6>
  • Spring Hill
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Spring Hill
    • Spring Hill is located in Anderson County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 16,752 people
  • McMullens
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for McMullens
    • McMullens is located in Blount County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 13,620 people
  • Alcoa
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Alcoa
    • Alcoa is located in Blount County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,382 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alcoa <6>
  • Clinton
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
    • Clinton is located in Anderson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,119 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton <6>
  • Lenoir City
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Aldenwood Park
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Aldenwood Park
    • Aldenwood Park is located in Knox County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 8,753 people
  • Humes Ferry
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Humes Ferry
    • Humes Ferry is located in Knox County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 8,348 people

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.

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 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>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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