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Welcome to Tazewell ...
The location of Tazewell has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Tazewell: TAZZ-well<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Tazewell has a population of 4,240 people<3> (see below for details).
Tazewell is 2,430 feet [741 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Tazewell is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Tazewell lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Tazewell is within the (276) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Tazewell had a population of 4,627 people (or 10.26% of the total population of Tazewell County). This makes Tazewell the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Tazewell represents 0.06% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 69th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,627 people, the population of Tazewell increased 10.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,206 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Tazewell had an population of 4,240 people. This is a decrease of 8.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.81% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Tazewell.
Communities near Tazewell ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Tazewell and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Tazewell.
Communities Also Named Tazewell ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Tazewell: This one is located in Tazewell County and the other is located in Mecklenburg County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 5 communities that are also named Tazewell - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Tennessee and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Tazewell.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Tazewell:
Websites for Tazewell ...
Official Website: www.townoftazewell.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tazewell ...
Looking for more information about Tazewell? 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 Tazewell, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tazewell.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Tazewell: www.townoftazewell.org/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 Mar 2019