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Welcome to Tazewell ...
The location of Tazewell has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Tazewell: TAZZ-well<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Tazewell has a population of 4,139 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Tazewell.
Tazewell is 2,430 feet [741 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the elevation 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 located in the (276) area code.
Websites for Tazewell ...
Official Website: www.townoftazewell.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tazewell had an population of 4,139 people. This is a decrease of 10.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.59% since the 2000 Census).
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 (with a count of 4,206 people).
More information can be found on the Census 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.
Communities near Tazewell ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Tazewell.
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 Tazewell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tazewell.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tazewell. 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 Tazewell.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tazewell. See our Newspapers Page for Tazewell.
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.
Adding Tazewell to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Tazewell 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 Tazewell was on a map titled Map of Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Tazewell on our Genealogy Page.
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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: 29 Jun 2022