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The location of Louisville

Welcome to Louisville ...

The city of Louisville is located in Blount County.

The location of Louisville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Louisville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Louisvillian<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Louisville has a population of 4,129 people<3> (see below for details).

Louisville was established in 1851.

The community of Louisville is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Louisville: (865)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Louisville had a population of 2,439 people. This makes Louisville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Louisville represents 0.04% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 146th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,439 people, the population of Louisville increased 21.89% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,001 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Louisville had an population of 4,129 people. This is an increase of 69.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 106.35% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Louisville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Louisville - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri (4), Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Websites for Louisville ...

Chamber of Commerce:

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

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 Louisville. 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 Louisville. 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 Louisville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Louisville ...

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

Communities near Louisville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Knoxville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Louisville

Located in Knox County

Maryville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Louisville

Oak Ridge   [Map]

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

Located in Anderson County

Farragut   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Louisville

Located in Knox County

Spring Hill   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Louisville

Located in Anderson County

McMullens   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Louisville

Seymour Heights   [Map]

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

Located in Sevier County

Alcoa   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Louisville

Clinton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Louisville

Located in Anderson County

Lenoir City   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Louisville

Located in Loudon County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>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 Louisville 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 Louisville may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Louisville.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Louisville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Louisville) 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 Louisville. 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 Louisville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Louisville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8257, Longitude: -84.0617     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Louisville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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