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Welcome to LaFollette (aka 'Big Creek Gap') ...

The city of LaFollette is located in Campbell County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, LaFollette has a population of 6,737 people<1> (see below for details).

LaFollette is 1,320 feet [402 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The area code for LaFollette: (423)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, LaFollette had a population of 7,456 people (or 18.31% of the total population of Campbell County). This makes LaFollette the county's most populous community.

The population of LaFollette represents 0.12% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 73rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,456 people, the population of LaFollette decreased 5.93% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,926 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, LaFollette had an population of 6,737 people. This is a decrease of 9.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15% since the 2000 Census).

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

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 LaFollette. 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 LaFollette. 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 LaFollette. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for LaFollette ...

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

Communities near LaFollette ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fraterville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the South (S) of LaFollette

Located in Anderson County

Clinton   [Map]

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

Located in Anderson County

Maynardville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of LaFollette

Located in Union County

Pine Crest   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of LaFollette

Jellico   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of LaFollette

Caryville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of LaFollette

Rocky Top   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of LaFollette

Located in Anderson County

Norris   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of LaFollette

Located in Anderson County

Bayless   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of LaFollette

Located in Knox County

Bethel   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of LaFollette

Located in Anderson County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Campbell County: www.co.campbell.tn.us/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for LaFollette.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around LaFollette - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 from Point A (ie- LaFollette) 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 LaFollette. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LaFollette

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in LaFollette. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3828, Longitude: -84.1201     [Map].

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