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Welcome to Oneida ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Oneida, 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, Oneida has a population of 3,712 people<2> (see below for details).
Oneida is 1,480 feet [451 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Oneida lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Oneida (for example, toward Jamestown), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Oneida lies within the (423) area code.
The ZIP code for Oneida: 37841<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oneida had an population of 3,712 people. This is a decrease of 1.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.68% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Oneida had a population of 3,752 people (which is 16.88% of the total population of Scott County). This makes Oneida the county's most populous community.
The population of Oneida represents 0.06% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 119th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,752 people, the population of Oneida increased 3.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,615 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Oneida.
Communities Also Named Oneida ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 17 communities that are also named Oneida - they are located in Arkansas, California, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Oneida.
Communities near Oneida ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Oneida.
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 Oneida. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oneida.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oneida. 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 Oneida.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oneida. See our Newspapers Page for Oneida.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oneida ...
Looking for more information about Oneida? 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 Oneida, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Oneida.
Adding Oneida to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Oneida 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 Oneida was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).
We also found Oneida in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Oneida.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oneida. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Scott County: www.scottcounty.com/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023