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Welcome to Kingsport ...
The location of Kingsport has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Kingsport has a population of 53,374 people<2> (see below for details).
Kingsport was established in 1822.
The community of Kingsport is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Kingsport lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Kingsport: (423)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Kingsport had a population of 48,205 people (which is 30.74% of the total population of Sullivan County). This makes Kingsport the county's most populous community.
The population of Kingsport represents 0.76% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 48,205 people, the population of Kingsport increased 7.35% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 44,905 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Kingsport had an population of 53,374 people. This is an increase of 10.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.86% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Kingsport.
Communities near Kingsport ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Kingsport and not the distance if driven.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Kingsport.
Communities Also Named Kingsport ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Kingsport - it's located in Nova Scotia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Kingsport.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Kingsport:
Websites for Kingsport ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kingsport ...
Looking for more information about Kingsport? 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 Kingsport, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kingsport.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Kingsport: www.kingsporttn.gov/
The official website for Sullivan County: www.sullivancounty.org/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified: 19 Mar 2019