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Tellico Plains, Tennessee

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Welcome to Tellico Plains ...

The town of Tellico Plains is located in Monroe County.

A typical abbreviation for Tellico Plains: Tellico Plns.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Tellico Plains has a population of 913 people<1> (see below for details).

Tellico Plains is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Tellico Plains, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The ZIP code for Tellico Plains: 37385<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tellico Plains had a population of 880 people. This makes Tellico Plains the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Tellico Plains represents 0.01% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 244th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 880 people, the population of Tellico Plains increased 2.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 859 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Tellico Plains had an population of 913 people. This is an increase of 3.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.29% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Tellico Plains.

Websites for Tellico Plains ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Tellico Plains, the following might be of interest:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tellico Plains. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tellico Plains. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tellico Plains.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Tellico Plains:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tellico Plains ...

Looking for more information about Tellico Plains? 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 Tellico Plains, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tellico Plains.

Communities near Tellico Plains ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Athens   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the West (W) of Tellico Plains

Located in McMinn County

Sweetwater   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tellico Plains

Madisonville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Tellico Plains

Etowah   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Tellico Plains

Located in McMinn County

Tuskeegee   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Tellico Plains

Vonore   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Tellico Plains

Englewood   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Tellico Plains

Located in McMinn County

Niota   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tellico Plains

Located in McMinn County

Coker Creek   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Tellico Plains

Ballplay   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tellico Plains

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Tellico Plains.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tellico Plains.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tellico Plains - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Tellico Plains). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tellico Plains or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tellico Plains) 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 Tellico Plains. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tellico Plains

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tellico Plains. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3633, Longitude: -84.2938     [Map].

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