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Welcome to Oneida ...

The town of Oneida is located in Scott County<1>.

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.

  • Gernt
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gernt have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gernt
    • Gernt is located in Fentress County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 39,267 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Gernt
  • Armathwaite
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armathwaite have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armathwaite
    • Armathwaite is located in Fentress County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 11,634 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Armathwaite
  • Huntsville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
  • Winfield
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Helenwood
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Elk Valley
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Valley
    • Elk Valley is located in Campbell County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 565 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Elk Valley
  • Sunbright
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Elgin
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elgin
    • Elgin is located in Scott County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 282 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Elgin
  • Norma
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norma
    • Norma is located in Scott County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 147 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Norma
  • Silica
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silica have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silica
    • Silica is located in Campbell County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 105 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Silica

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.

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Scott, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oneida.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oneida - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Oneida). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oneida or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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.
<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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