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Welcome to Philadelphia ...
The location of Philadelphia has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Philadelphia refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Philadelphian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Philadelphia has a population of 726 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Philadelphia.
Philadelphia is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Philadelphia lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Philadelphia (for example, toward Pikeville), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
The area code for Philadelphia: (865)
Websites for Philadelphia ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.loudoncounty.org/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Philadelphia, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Philadelphia had an population of 726 people. This is an increase of 10.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 36.21% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Philadelphia had a population of 656 people. This makes Philadelphia the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Philadelphia represents 0.01% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 267th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 656 people, the population of Philadelphia increased 23.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 533 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Philadelphia.
Communities Also Named Philadelphia ...
While we believe that this Philadelphia is located in Loudon County, we know of another 3 Tennessee communities named Philadelphia. Those communities are located in the following counties: Jackson, Maury and Washington County.
Beyond Tennessee, there are 18 communities that are also named Philadelphia - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Philadelphia.
Communities near Philadelphia ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Philadelphia.
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 Philadelphia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Philadelphia.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Philadelphia. 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 Philadelphia.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Philadelphia. See our Newspapers Page for Philadelphia.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Philadelphia ...
Looking for more information about Philadelphia? 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 Philadelphia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Philadelphia.
Adding Philadelphia to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Philadelphia in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Philadelphia was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).
We also found Philadelphia in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Philadelphia on our Genealogy Page.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Philadelphia. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Loudon County: www.loudoncounty.org/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 27 Jan 2023