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Huntsville, Tennessee
(Scott County)

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Welcome to Huntsville ...

The town of Huntsville is located in Scott County and is the County Seat for Scott County.

When the people of Huntsville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Huntsvillian<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Huntsville has a population of 1,237 people<2> (see below for details).

Huntsville is 1,310 feet [399 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Huntsville: (423)

The ZIP code for Huntsville: 37756<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Huntsville had a population of 1,248 people (which is 5.61% of the total population of Scott County). This makes Huntsville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Huntsville represents 0.02% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 217th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,248 people, the population of Huntsville increased 27.22% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 981 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Huntsville had an population of 1,237 people. This is a decrease of 0.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.1% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Huntsville ...

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

Beyond Tennessee, there are 27 communities that are also named Huntsville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Huntsville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Huntsville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Huntsville.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Huntsville:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Huntsville ...

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

Communities near Huntsville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Gernt   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the West (W) of Huntsville

Located in Fentress County

Armathwaite   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Huntsville

Located in Fentress County

Oneida   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Huntsville

Caryville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Huntsville

Located in Campbell County

Jacksboro   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Huntsville

Located in Campbell County

Winfield   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Huntsville

Elk Valley   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Huntsville

Located in Campbell County

Sunbright   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Huntsville

Located in Morgan County

Elgin   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Huntsville

Norma   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Huntsville

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Huntsville.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Huntsville refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Huntsville may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Huntsville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Huntsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Huntsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Huntsville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Huntsville) 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 Huntsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Huntsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Huntsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4119, Longitude: -84.4909     [Map].

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