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Welcome to New Tazewell ...

The town of New Tazewell is located in Claiborne County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Tazewell has a population of 2,719 people<3> (see below for details).

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

New Tazewell is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

New Tazewell is located in the (423) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Tazewell had an population of 2,719 people. This is a decrease of 10.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Tazewell had a population of 3,037 people (which is 9.43% of the total population of Claiborne County). This makes New Tazewell the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of New Tazewell represents 0.05% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 131st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,037 people, the population of New Tazewell increased 5.78% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,871 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Tazewell.

Adding New Tazewell to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of New Tazewell elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities near New Tazewell ...

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

  • Dyers Ferry [Grainger County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dyers Ferry
    • Dyers Ferry [Grainger County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of New Tazewell
    • Estimated population in 2014: 16,839 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Dyers Ferry
  • Middlesboro [Bell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middlesboro
    • Middlesboro [Bell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of New Tazewell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,084 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middlesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middlesboro<6>
  • Oakland [Grainger County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
    • Oakland [Grainger County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of New Tazewell
    • Estimated population in 2014: 7,316 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Oakland
  • Harrogate [Claiborne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrogate
    • Harrogate [Claiborne County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of New Tazewell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,348 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrogate have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrogate
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrogate<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bean Station [Grainger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bean Station
      • Bean Station [Grainger County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of New Tazewell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,113 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bean Station
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bean Station<6>
    • Beans [Grainger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beans
      • Beans [Grainger County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of New Tazewell
      • Estimated population in 2014: 3,084 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beans
    • Alanthus Hill [Hancock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alanthus Hill
      • Alanthus Hill [Hancock County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of New Tazewell
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,498 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alanthus Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alanthus Hill
    • Maynardville [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maynardville
      • Maynardville [Union County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of New Tazewell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,428 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maynardville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maynardville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maynardville<6>
    • Massengill Mill [Grainger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Massengill Mill
      • Massengill Mill [Grainger County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of New Tazewell
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,600 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Massengill Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Massengill Mill
    • Rutledge [Grainger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutledge
      • Rutledge [Grainger County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of New Tazewell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,355 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rutledge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutledge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutledge<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 New Tazewell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Tazewell.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Tazewell. See our Newspapers Page for New Tazewell.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Tazewell ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Claiborne County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Claiborne, 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 New Tazewell.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Tazewell - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- New Tazewell) 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 New Tazewell. 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 New Tazewell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Tazewell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4384, Longitude: -83.6074       In this case, the coordinates for New Tazewell 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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