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Welcome to Norris ...

The city of Norris is located in Anderson County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Norris has a population of 1,607 people<2> (see below for details).

Norris is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Norris lies within the (865) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Norris had a population of 1,491 people. This makes Norris the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Norris represents 0.02% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 195th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,491 people, the population of Norris increased 3.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,446 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Norris had an population of 1,607 people. This is an increase of 7.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.13% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Norris ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Norris: This one is located in Anderson County and the other is located in Johnson County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 21 communities that are also named Norris - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota and Texas.

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

Websites for Norris ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.andersoncountychamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Norris, 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 Norris. 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 Norris. 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 Norris. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Norris ...

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

Communities near Norris ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Knoxville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Norris

Located in Knox County

Fraterville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Norris

Spring Hill   [Map]

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

Clinton   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Norris

Humes Ferry   [Map]

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

Located in Knox County

LaFollette   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Norris

Located in Campbell County

Kings Valley   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Norris

Located in Knox County

Smithwood   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Norris

Located in Knox County

Oak Grove Heights   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Norris

Located in Knox County

Hunting Hills West   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Norris

Located in Knox County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Norris - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Norris) 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 Norris. 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 Norris

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Norris. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2113, Longitude: -84.0619     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Norris have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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