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Welcome to Maynardville ...

The city of Maynardville is located in Union County<1> and is the County Seat for Union County.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Maynardville, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1888.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Maynardville has a population of 2,412 people<3> (see below for details).

Maynardville is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Maynardville: (865)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Maynardville had an population of 2,412 people (or an increase of 35.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Maynardville had a population of 2,413 people (or 12.63% of the total population of Union County). This makes Maynardville the county's most populous community.

The population of Maynardville represents 0.04% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 148th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,413 people, the population of Maynardville increased 35.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,782 people).

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

Communities near Maynardville ...

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

  • Dyers Ferry
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dyers Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dyers Ferry
    • Dyers Ferry is located in Grainger County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 16,839 people
  • Jefferson City
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Oakland
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
    • Oakland is located in Grainger County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 7,316 people
  • LaFollette
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for LaFollette
    • LaFollette is located in Campbell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,585 people
    • LaFollette has also been known as:
    • Big Creek Gap
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaFollette <5>
  • Kings Valley
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Valley
    • Kings Valley is located in Knox County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 5,835 people
  • Smithwood
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithwood
    • Smithwood is located in Knox County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 4,661 people
  • New Tazewell
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Mascot
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mascot have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mascot
    • Mascot is located in Knox County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,411 people
  • Pine Crest
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Crest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Crest
    • Pine Crest is located in Campbell County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,388 people
  • Mayo ‑ Historic
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayo
    • Mayo is located in Knox County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 2,366 people

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Maynardville. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Maynardville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Maynardville ...

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

Adding Maynardville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Maynardville was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).

We also found Maynardville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Maynardville.

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

The official website for Union County: www.unioncountytn.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 Union, 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 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 Maynardville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Maynardville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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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