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Welcome to Kingston ...

The city of Kingston is located in Roane County and is the County Seat for Roane County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Kingston has a population of 5,825 people<2> (see below for details).

Kingston is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Kingston lies within the (865) area code.

The ZIP code for Kingston: 37763<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kingston had a population of 5,934 people (or 10.95% of the total population of Roane County). This makes Kingston the county's most populous community.

The population of Kingston represents 0.09% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 86th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,934 people, the population of Kingston increased 12.73% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,264 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Kingston had an population of 5,825 people. This is a decrease of 1.84% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.66% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Kingston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 55 communities that are also named Kingston - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2), California, Georgia (3), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Kingston. 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 Kingston. 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 Kingston. Our list includes 15 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kingston ...

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

Communities near Kingston ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Oak Ridge   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Kingston

Located in Anderson County

Farragut   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Kingston

Located in Knox County

Lakemont Heights   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Kingston

College Grove   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Kingston

Lenoir City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Kingston

Located in Loudon County

Sweetwater   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Kingston

Located in Monroe County

Loudon   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Kingston

Located in Loudon County

Rockwood   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Kingston

White Wing Ferry   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Kingston

Located in Loudon County

Rogers   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Kingston

Located in Cumberland County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Tennessee

About Roane County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Roane County:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

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 Kingston refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Kingston 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 Kingston.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kingston - 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 city (such as Kingston). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kingston 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kingston) 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 Kingston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kingston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kingston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8811, Longitude: -84.5084     [Map].

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