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Unicoi, Tennessee

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The location of Unicoi

Welcome to Unicoi ...

The town of Unicoi is located in Unicoi County.

The location of Unicoi has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Unicoi has a population of 3,577 people<2> (see below for details).

Unicoi is 1,920 feet [585 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Unicoi lies within the (423) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Unicoi had a population of 3,632 people (or 19.83% of the total population of Unicoi County). This makes Unicoi the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Unicoi represents 0.06% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 121st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,632 people, the population of Unicoi increased 3.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,519 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Unicoi had an population of 3,577 people. This is a decrease of 1.51% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.65% since the 2000 Census).

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

Websites for Unicoi ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

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 Unicoi. 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 Unicoi. 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 Unicoi.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Unicoi ...

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

Communities near Unicoi ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Johnson City   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the North (N) of Unicoi

Located in Washington County

East Ridge   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Unicoi

Located in Washington County

Shell Creek   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Unicoi

Located in Carter County

Elizabethton   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Unicoi

Located in Carter County

Nolichucky   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Unicoi

Located in Washington County

Erwin   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Unicoi

Jonesborough   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Unicoi

Located in Washington County

Spurgeon   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Unicoi

Located in Washington County

Onks   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Unicoi

Located in Washington County

Camelot Two   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Unicoi

Located in Washington County

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Unicoi.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Unicoi - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Unicoi) 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 Unicoi. 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 Unicoi

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Unicoi. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2216, Longitude: -82.3293     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Unicoi have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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