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(Anderson County)

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Welcome to Norris ...

The city of Norris is located in Anderson County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Norris has a population of 1,604 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Norris is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<4>.

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).

The area code for Norris: (865)

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:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Norris had an population of 1,604 people. This is an increase of 7.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.93% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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 (with a count of 1,446 people).

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.

Communities near Norris ...

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

  • Knoxville (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knoxville
    • Knoxville lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Norris and is located in Knox County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 190,223 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knoxville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knoxville<6>
  • Fraterville (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fraterville
    • Fraterville lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Norris and is located in Anderson County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 70,612 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fraterville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fraterville
  • Spring Hill (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Hill
    • Spring Hill lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Norris and is located in Anderson County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 16,752 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Hill
  • Clinton (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
    • Clinton lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Norris and is located in Anderson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,119 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<6>
  • Humes Ferry (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Humes Ferry
    • Humes Ferry lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Norris and is located in Knox County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 8,348 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Humes Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Humes Ferry
  • LaFollette (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for LaFollette
    • LaFollette lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Norris and is located in Campbell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,585 people
    • LaFollette has also been known as:
    • Big Creek Gap
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on LaFollette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaFollette<6>
  • Kings Valley (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Valley
    • Kings Valley lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Norris and is located in Knox County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 5,835 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Kings Valley
  • Smithwood (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithwood
    • Smithwood lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Norris and is located in Knox County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 4,661 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Smithwood
  • Oak Grove Heights (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove Heights
    • Oak Grove Heights lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Norris and is located in Knox County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 4,425 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove Heights
  • Hunting Hills West (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunting Hills West
    • Hunting Hills West lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Norris and is located in Knox County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 3,970 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunting Hills West have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunting Hills West

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Norris.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Norris. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

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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>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Anderson, 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 Norris.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Norris - 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 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NorrisOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Norris 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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