La Follette, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 7,251 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 
Males: 3,316  (45.7%)
Females: 3,935  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 37766.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,725 (it was $18,370 in 2000)
La Follette:

$19,725
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,611 (it was $13,355 in 2000)

La Follette city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,276 (it was $51,200 in 2000)
La Follette:

$80,276
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $84,705; Detached houses: $86,364; Townhouses or other attached units: $109,132; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,293; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $96,293; Mobile homes: $40,986; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $96,293

Median gross rent in 2012: $458.

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  • White alone - 7,395 (97.7%)
  • Two or more races - 49 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.3%)
  • Hispanic - 19 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 17 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 10 (0.1%)

Races in La Follette detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in La Follette: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (69.1%), Irish (5.9%), English (5.5%), German (2.8%), Dutch (1.7%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 4.88 square miles.

Population density: 1,486 people per square mile   (low).

La Follette,TN real estate house value index trend

La Follette, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in La Follette:

  • High school or higher: 63.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Follette city:

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

23 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in La Follette, Tennessee as of May 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in La Follette to the number of sex offenders is 252 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $592 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $472 (0.7%)

La Follette satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (29.7 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (116.2 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (423.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Jacksboro, TN (2.1 miles ), Caryville, TN (2.5 miles ), Fincastle, TN (2.7 miles ), Habersham, TN (2.8 miles ), Lake City, TN (3.2 miles ), Clinchmore, TN (3.4 miles ), Elk Valley, TN (3.4 miles ), Norris, TN (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $31,000
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $31,000
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $31,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $187,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.38 N, Longitude: 84.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,949 (+25.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 847 (40.7%)

Area code: 423

La Follette household income distribution La Follette home values distribution

Crime rates in La Follette by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000110010010
per 100,000 0.00.00.012.312.10.00.012.20.00.013.30.0
Rapes 166533223335
per 100,000 12.574.374.761.536.436.324.424.436.537.139.966.8
Robberies 111047754612201114
per 100,000 137.6123.849.886.184.960.548.773.2146.0247.5146.2187.1
Assaults 825363699260537382544650
per 100,000 1025.4656.2784.5848.31116.4725.5645.4890.8997.8668.2611.5668.4
Burglaries 90142142174168170191200193255251202
per 100,000 1125.41758.11768.12139.22038.62055.62325.92440.52348.53155.23336.42700.2
Thefts 222189224241278265393370461460444424
per 100,000 2776.02340.02789.22962.93373.43204.44785.74514.95609.65691.75901.95667.7
Auto thefts 273433302738423432371817
per 100,000 337.6420.9410.9368.8327.6459.5511.4414.9389.4457.8239.3227.2
Arson 053000335225
per 100,000 0.061.937.40.00.00.036.536.660.824.726.666.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 472.8477.8499.4566.6605.5500.7557.9628.2692.0722.2712.9676.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in La Follette detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 29 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.81
Tennessee average:

2.54
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.5%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +361 (+4.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

Work and jobs in La Follette: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in La Follette, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

La Follette-area historical tornado activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.2 miles away from the La Follette city center .

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 39.3 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

La Follette-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 127.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 40.9 miles away from La Follette center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 251.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 155.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 123.1 miles away from La Follette center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 196.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Campbell County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Follette topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in La Follette:

  • TENNOVA HEALTHCARE-LAFOLLETT MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 923 EAST CENTRAL AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near La Follette:

  • FMC LAFOLLETTE (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; LAFOLLETTE, TN)
  • CUMBERLAND VILLAGE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LAFOLLETTE, TN)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LAFOLLETTE, TN)
  • ST MARYS NORTH HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LAKE CITY, TN)
  • SUMMIT VIEW OF LAKE CITY, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LAKE CITY, TN)
  • NORRIS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ANDERSONVILLE, TN)
  • SUNBELT HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; JELLICO, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Follette:

  • University of the Cumberlands (about 26 miles; Williamsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,585)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 30 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 30 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 32 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Roane State Community College (about 44 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Walters State Community College (about 50 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Somerset Community College (about 55 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)

Public elementary/middle school in La Follette:

Private elementary/middle school in La Follette:

  • CHRISTIAN ACADEMY OF CAMPBELL COUNTY (Students: 136; Location: 2709 GENERAL CARL W STINER HWY; Grades: PK - 8)
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Notable locations in La Follette: La Follette Country Club (A), Lafollette Fire Department (B), Campbell County Rural Fire Service Station 1 Headquarters (C), Campbell County EMS (D), Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry Campbell County (E), Vital Care Transportation (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Woodsons Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in La Follette include: West Walden Church of God (A), La Follette United Methodist Church (B), La Follette Church of Christ (C), Indiana Avenue Baptist Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), First Independent Missionary Baptist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), East La Follette Baptist Church (H), Charity Worship Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sharp Cemetery (1), De Lap Cemetery (2), Talley Cemetery (3), Laban Sharp Cemetery (4), Dugtown Cemetery (5), Burris Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Nest Family Entertainment (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 470 Oak Run Lane).

Court: Tennessee State Government - Human Services Department- Criminal Court J (241 Myers Lane).

Campbell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 24.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.32. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.32
U.S.:

1.93

Drinking water stations with addresses in La Follette and their reported violations in the past:

LA FOLLETTE UTILITIES BOARD (Population served: 23,981, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between AUG-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between AUG-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2009)
SPRINGS DOCK (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in La Follette that have no violations reported:

  • SHANGHAI RESORT (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HAROLD BAIRD CNTR/CAMP GALILEE (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 41.5%
(42.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 22.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.4%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
266 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
263 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

La Follette, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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La Follette compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in La Follette (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank of the South: Jacksboro Branch at 2300 Jacksboro Pike, branch established on 1976/04/01; Peoples Bank Of The South at 106 West Central Ave, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/01: Bank assets: $152.3 mil, Deposits: $132.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Lafollette Branch at 106 South Tennessee Avenue, branch established on 1904/02/12; Mall Branch at 2205 Jacksboro Pike, branch established on 2006/05/08. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: La Follettee Branch at 2425 Jacksboro Pike, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • The First National Bank of Oneida: First National Bank Of Campbell Coun at 2410 Jackson Pike, branch established on 2007/09/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $203.3 mil, Deposits: $173.5 mil, headquarters in Oneida, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • First Volunteer Bank of Tennessee: Lafollette Branch at 244 E Central Ave, branch established on 1997/05/19. Info updated 2008/10/30: Bank assets: $641.6 mil, Deposits: $561.9 mil, headquarters in Chattanooga, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: First Volunteer Corporation
  • American Trust Bank of East Tennessee: La Follette Branch at 2025 Jacksboro Pike, branch established on 2004/07/06. Info updated 2009/04/07: Bank assets: $138.8 mil, Deposits: $118.9 mil, headquarters in Knoxville, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

La Follette travel time to work - commute La Follette mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for La Follette city (based on Campbell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.75%
Here: 36.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents72.7%9.9%8.5%1.8%1.3%
Congregations59.7%9.0%10.4%4.5%1.5%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchCatholic ChurchOld Missionary Baptists AssociationsPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.2%1.1%1.0%0.9%1.7%
Congregations1.5%3.0%1.5%1.5%7.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Campbell County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Campbell County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Campbell County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Campbell County:

30.7%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.7%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$10,389$41,5564$5,179
Other Government Administration 7$16,169$27,7180$0
Police Protection - Officers 21$62,544$35,7399$7,337
Police - Other 7$18,466$31,6566$6,066
Firefighters 21$59,954$34,2594$6,819
Streets and Highways 13$36,395$33,5950$0
Health 1$2,234$26,8080$0
Solid Waste Management 3$7,702$30,8080$0
Sewerage 5$26,109$62,6620$0
Parks and Recreation 6$14,599$29,1982$2,090
Water Supply 19$83,778$52,9120$0
Electric Power 77$355,317$55,3740$0
Local Libraries 1$3,099$37,1882$380
Other and Unallocable 1$4,252$51,0240$0
Totals for Government 185$701,007$45,47127$27,871

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,213 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anderson County, TN  0.95% ($30,569 average AGI)
from Knox County, TN  0.47% ($35,103)
from Claiborne County, TN  0.24% ($17,414)


4.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,991 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anderson County, TN  0.88% ($24,991 average AGI)
to Knox County, TN  0.80% ($24,592)
to Whitley County, KY  0.23% ($29,214)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Follette:

  • WLAF (1450 AM; 1 kW; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: CAMPBELL COUNTY B/CING. CORP.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WATO (1290 AM; 5 kW; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WECO (940 AM; 5 kW; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO.)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Follette:

  • WQLA-FM (104.9 FM; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: LAFOLLETTE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WRMX-FM (106.7 FM; NORRIS, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WYFC (95.3 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEZJ-FM (104.3 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WECO-FM (101.3 FM; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYIL-FM (98.7 FM; OLIVER SPRINGS, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKHT (104.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMYU (93.1 FM; KARNS, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around La Follette:

  • WPXK (Channel 54; JELLICO, TN; Owner: PAXSON KNOXVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W50CG (Channel 50; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56CM (Channel 56; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFEM-LP (Channel 12; HEISKELL, ETC., TN; Owner: H. EARL MARLAR)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

La Follette, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 36
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 58
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 38
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 100
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Tennessee average:
  • Fatal accident count: 149
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 235
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 164
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 379
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14
See more detailed statistics of La Follette fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16
Total length: 39 meters (128ft)
Total costs: $10,971,000
Total average daily traffic: 138,380
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,196

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 4
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 2
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for La Follette, TN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • William T Overbay, 708 Rose Hill Drive (Lat: 36.371944 Lon: -84.126889), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 8656172500, Toverbay@bellsouth.Net, 122 RUSTY ROAD
  • William T Overbay, 708 Rose Hill Drive (Lat: 36.371944 Lon: -84.126889), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 8656172500, Toverbay@bellsouth.Net, 122 RUSTY ROAD
  • Ligita Kravchuk, Ivydell Road (Lat: 36.410111 Lon: -84.176694), Type: 82.6, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 6153651622, Stephen.Philyaw@tn.Gov, 225 EZELL PIKE

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Atop Mussen Gill Mountain (Lat: 36.298694 Lon: -84.266583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WPHC640, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.787 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/22/2000, Expiration Date: 05/22/2010, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2010, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:
  • Atop Mussen Gill Mountain (Lat: 36.298694 Lon: -84.266583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WPHU270, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.212 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/14/2000, Expiration Date: 07/14/2010, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2010, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Walnut Mountain (Lat: 36.409806 Lon: -84.175750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 58 m, Call Sign: WPKY897
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.525 MHz, 460.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/09/2013, Expiration Date: 08/06/2023, Certifier: Kevin Williams
    Registrant: Bureau Of Investigation, 901 R.S. Gass Blvd., Nashville, TN 37216-2639, Phone: (615) 744-4000, Email:
  • Roberts Rd. (Lat: 36.409722 Lon: -84.175833), Type: Mast, Structure height: 33 m, Overall height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: KCV788
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.250 MHz, 153.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2005, Expiration Date: 03/01/2015
    Registrant: Overbay Communications, 122 Rusty Rd., Jacksboro, TN 37757, Phone: (865) 617-2500, Fax: (423) 566-6533, Email:
  • Lat: 36.382778 Lon: -84.120000, Call Sign: WPSU388
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.4000 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 154.515 MHz, 30.8400 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 151.835 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/02/2001, Expiration Date: 08/02/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/08/2011, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: H M Electronics Inc, 6675 Mesa Ridge Road, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6166, Fax: (858) 552-0139

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • WALNUT MOUNTAIN, Walnut Mountain Firetower (Lat: 36.409806 Lon: -84.175750), Type: Mast, Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: WPQT874
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/2010, Expiration Date: 10/18/2020, Certifier: Richard S Pollock Mr.
    Registrant: Tennessee Div. Of Forestry, Bruer Building, 440 Hogan Road, Nashville, TN 37220, Phone: (615) 837-5520, Fax: (615) 837-5003, Email:
  • Walnut Mtn, Ivydell Rd (Lat: 36.410111 Lon: -84.176694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.6 m, Call Sign: WQPW996
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz, 6815.00 MHz, 6775.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/06/2012, Expiration Date: 09/06/2022, Certifier: Stephen Philyaw
    Registrant: Tennessee Dept Of Safety, 225 Ezell Pike, Nashville, TN 37217, Phone: (615) 365-1622, Email:
  • STATION, On Walnut Mountain Campbell Co Tn (Lat: 36.411722 Lon: -84.179361), Overall height: 19.2 m, Call Sign: WED259
    Assigned Frequencies: 6835.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/1998, Expiration Date: 04/22/2008, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2007
    Registrant: Phone: (904) 359-1329

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Atop Mussengill Mtn (Lat: 36.298667 Lon: -84.266583), Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: KNKG823
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.512 MHz
    Expiration Date: 01/19/2005, Cancellation Date: 09/25/2002, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

99 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in La Follette)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in La Follette)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Most common first names in La Follette, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James25371.4 years
William17073.9 years
Mary15579.3 years
John15473.4 years
Charles10068.2 years
Robert9669.3 years
George7675.2 years
Walter5375.4 years
Edna4777.4 years
Carl4268.3 years
Most common last names in La Follette, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilson12572.8 years
Miller10875.3 years
Smith10674.6 years
Sharp10577.1 years
Goins10574.2 years
Davis7275.1 years
Jones6474.8 years
Heatherly6273.9 years
White6171.9 years
Baird6177.1 years
Businesses in La Follette, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1Walgreens1
KFC1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1
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