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Welcome to Plainview ...

Plainview is located in Union County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Plainview has a population of 2,154 people<3> (see below for details).

Plainview is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Plainview is located in the (865) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Plainview had an population of 2,154 people. This is an increase of 1.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Plainview had a population of 2,125 people (or 11.12% of the total population of Union County). This makes Plainview the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Plainview represents 0.03% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 165th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,125 people, the population of Plainview increased 13.88% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,866 people).

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

Communities Also Named Plainview ...

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

Beyond Tennessee, there are 47 communities that are also named Plainview - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (4), California, Colorado, Georgia (3), Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska, New Mexico (2), New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma (3), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas (8) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Plainview ...

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

  • Knoxville [Knox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knoxville
    • Knoxville [Knox County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Plainview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 190,223 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knoxville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knoxville<6>
  • Kodak [Sevier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kodak
    • Kodak [Sevier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Plainview
    • Estimated population in 2014: 184,281 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kodak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kodak
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kodak<6>
  • Cook Mill [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cook Mill
    • Cook Mill [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Plainview
    • Estimated population in 2014: 31,335 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cook Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cook Mill
  • Dyers Ferry [Grainger County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dyers Ferry
    • Dyers Ferry [Grainger County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Plainview
    • Estimated population in 2014: 16,839 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dyers Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dyers Ferry
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clinton [Anderson County]
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      • Clinton [Anderson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Plainview
      • 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 [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Humes Ferry
      • Humes Ferry [Knox County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Plainview
      • 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
    • Jefferson City [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson City
      • Jefferson City [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Plainview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,234 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson City<6>
    • Oakland [Grainger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
      • Oakland [Grainger County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Plainview
      • Estimated population in 2014: 7,316 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
    • Kings Valley [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Valley
      • Kings Valley [Knox County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Plainview
      • 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 [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithwood
      • Smithwood [Knox County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Plainview
      • 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

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Plainview. 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 Plainview.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Plainview. See our Newspapers Page for Plainview.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plainview ...

Looking for more information about Plainview? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Plainview, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Plainview.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Tennessee

About Union County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Union County: www.unioncountytn.org/

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 Union, 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 Plainview.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plainview - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Plainview) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plainview. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1810, Longitude: -83.7937       In this case, the coordinates for Plainview 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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