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Welcome to Loudon ...

The town of Loudon is located in Loudon County<1> and is the County Seat for Loudon County.

The location of Loudon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Loudon has a population of 5,889 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Loudon.

Loudon is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Loudon is within the (865) area code.

Websites for Loudon ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.loudoncounty.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Loudon, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Loudon had an population of 5,889 people. This is an increase of 9.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Loudon had a population of 5,381 people (which is 11.08% of the total population of Loudon County). This makes Loudon the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Loudon represents 0.08% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 94th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,381 people, the population of Loudon increased 20.22% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,476 people).

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

Adding Loudon to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Loudon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Loudon was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).

We also found Loudon in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Loudon on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Loudon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Loudon - they are located in Louisiana, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Loudon ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Loudon.

  • Oak Ridge [Anderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Ridge
    • Oak Ridge [Anderson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Loudon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,340 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge<6>
  • Farragut [Knox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farragut
    • Farragut [Knox County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Loudon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,045 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farragut have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farragut
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farragut<6>
  • McMullens [Blount County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McMullens
    • McMullens [Blount County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Loudon
    • Estimated population in 2014: 13,620 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on McMullens
  • College Grove [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College Grove
    • College Grove [Roane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Loudon
    • Estimated population in 2014: 10,729 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Grove
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lenoir City [Loudon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lenoir City
      • Lenoir City [Loudon County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Loudon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lenoir City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenoir City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenoir City<6>
    • Fairway Estates [Blount County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairway Estates
      • Fairway Estates [Blount County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Loudon
      • Estimated population in 2014: 8,224 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairway Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairway Estates
    • Harriman [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harriman
      • Harriman [Morgan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Loudon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,182 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harriman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harriman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harriman<6>
    • Sweetwater [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetwater
      • Sweetwater [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Loudon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,956 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweetwater
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sweetwater<6>
    • Kingston [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingston
      • Kingston [Roane County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Loudon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,956 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
    • Rockwood [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockwood
      • Rockwood [Roane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Loudon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,459 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockwood<6>

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 Loudon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Loudon.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Loudon. 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 Loudon.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Loudon. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Loudon.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Loudon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Loudon County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Loudon County: www.loudoncounty.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 Loudon, 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 have 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 Loudon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Loudon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Loudon) 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 Loudon. 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 LoudonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Loudon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7408, Longitude: -84.3634       In this case, the coordinates for Loudon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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