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Welcome to Knoxville ...

Knoxville is located in Marshall County.

When the people of Knoxville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Knoxvillian<1>

Knoxville is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Knoxville: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Knoxville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Knoxville and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   4,106   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bridgeport (OH)   [Map]   1,766   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Martins Ferry (OH)   [Map]   6,659   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Powhatan Point (OH)   [Map]   1,548   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Saint Clairsville (OH)   [Map]   5,049   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Shadyside (OH)   [Map]   3,612   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Knoxville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Knoxville - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2), California, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Tennessee and Texas (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Knoxville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Knoxville. 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 Knoxville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Knoxville ...

Looking for more information about Knoxville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Knoxville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Knoxville refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Knoxville may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Knoxville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8889, Longitude: -80.6360     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Knoxville have been estimated.

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Knoxville.

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