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Population in 2012: 2,195 (75% urban, 25% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.4%
 

Males: 1,074  (49.0%)
Females: 1,121  (51.0%)

Median resident age:  42.1 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 37879.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,615 (it was $22,288 in 2000)
Tazewell:

$23,615
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,391

Tazewell town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $100,444 (it was $66,400 in 2000)
Tazewell:

$100,444
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $113,697; Detached houses: $122,233; Townhouses or other attached units: $119,040; In 2-unit structures: $101,072; Mobile homes: $42,621

Median gross rent in 2012: $449.

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  • White alone - 2,073 (93.5%)
  • Black alone - 55 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 45 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 24 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 16 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tazewell: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (46.6%), Irish (11.1%), German (9.2%), English (7.7%), Scottish (1.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1801

Elevation: 1350 feet

Land area: 4.36 square miles.

Population density: 503 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Tazewell:

  • High school or higher: 62.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tazewell town:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

46 residents are foreign born (0.4% Asia, 0.2% Europe).

This town:  2.1%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Tazewell, Tennessee as of September 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Tazewell to the number of sex offenders is 146 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $596 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $585 (0.6%)

Tazewell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (39.2 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (120.2 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (432.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: New Tazewell, TN (1.5 miles ), Big Barren Creek, TN (2.8 miles) , Harrogate-Shawanee, TN (3.1 miles ), Thorn Hill, TN (3.1 miles) , Harrogate, TN (3.2 miles ), Washburn, TN (3.3 miles) , Cumberland Gap, TN (3.4 miles ), Rutledge, TN (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.45 N, Longitude: 83.57 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,415 (+109.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 327 (39.1%)

Tazewell household income distribution Tazewell home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Tazewell by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000001001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.045.00.00.044.7
Rapes 220010101011
per 100,000 91.690.70.00.046.30.046.30.045.00.044.744.7
Robberies 100002140651
per 100,000 45.80.00.00.00.091.946.3186.70.0274.6223.444.7
Assaults 2011101112131181691224
per 100,000 915.8498.6466.6511.6555.3597.2509.7373.3720.4411.9536.21072.9
Burglaries 15820202732284626362517
per 100,000 686.8362.6933.3930.21249.41469.91297.52146.51170.61647.61117.1759.9
Thefts 75848873761269268661008689
per 100,000 3434.13807.84106.43395.33516.95787.84263.23173.12971.64576.73842.73978.5
Auto thefts 137613119644968
per 100,000 595.2317.3280.0604.7509.0413.4278.0186.7180.1411.9268.1357.6
Arson 010001000011
per 100,000 0.045.30.00.00.045.90.00.00.00.044.744.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 445.9332.6306.0311.6369.4455.9386.8374.6430.1439.6410.6526.4

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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 Tazewell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
Tennessee average:

2.54

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.7%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -46 (-2.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Average climate in Tazewell, Tennessee

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Tornado activity:

Tazewell-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Tazewell town center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 tornado 33.1 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tazewell-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 50.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 26.8 miles away from Tazewell center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 3.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 48.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB) earthquake occurred 47.6 miles away from Tazewell center
On 3/11/1995 at 08:15:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.7 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 42.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Claiborne County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tazewell topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers in Tazewell:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF TENNESSEE (Home Health Center, 1006 OLD KNOXVILLE ROAD)
  • CLAIBORNE HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 409 CAWOOD LANE)
  • CLAIBORNE COUNTY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1850 OLD KNOXVILLE HIGHWAY)

Political contributions by individuals in Tazewell, TN

Airports located in Tazewell:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tazewell:

  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 10 miles; Harrogate, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
  • Walters State Community College (about 24 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 3,878)
  • The University of Tennessee (about 40 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 26,308)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 49 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,478)
  • Tusculum College (about 50 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 65 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,537)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 68 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)

Public high school in Tazewell:

Public elementary/middle schools in Tazewell:

See full list of schools located in Tazewell, School District: CLAIBORNE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Tazewell:

  • BARBARA REYNOLDS CARR MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $82,605; Location: 1304 OLD KNOXVILLE ROAD; 24,063 books; 813 audio materials; 3,170 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 31 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Tazewell: New Tazewell Fire Department (A), Claiborne County EMS (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Tazewell: Cedar Fork Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Irish Cemetery (1), Laster Cemetery (2), Woods Cemetery (3), Love Cemetery (4), Brown Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Imperial Inn Motel (2196 Highway 25E), Dixie Plaza Motel (2165 Highway 25E).

Court: Claiborne County - Circuit Court Judge (204 Court Street).

 
Claiborne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.5. This is about average.
City:

34.5
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.127. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.127
U.S.:

0.640
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.8%
(31.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.8% for Black residents, 42.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.7%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tazewell, TN

77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Tazewell in 2000:

  • 86 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 86 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 53 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill

Tazewell compared to Tennessee state average:

Tazewell, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Tazewell (2011 data):

  • First Century Bank: at 1780 North Broad Street, branch established on 1899/10/10; Drive-Up Facility at 1771 North Broad St, branch established on 1979/04/13. Info updated 2007/08/28: Bank assets: $255.4 mil, Deposits: $222.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Claiborne Holding Company, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank: Tazewell Branch at 1682 North Broad Street, branch established on 1978/12/04. Info updated 2010/07/08: Bank assets: $152.6 mil, Deposits: $138.3 mil, headquarters in New Tazewell, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tazewell travel time to work - commute


Tazewell mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (82%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Tazewell town (based on Claiborne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.87%
Here54.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents90.8%6.2%0.9%0.6%1.6%
Congregations80.2%8.9%3.0%1.0%6.9%
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: 7
Claiborne County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Claiborne County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

2.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Claiborne County:

30.0%
Tennessee:

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

16.4%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,059$24,3540$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$4,720
Police Protection - Officers 7$16,575$28,4140$0
Streets and Highways 4$7,076$21,2280$0
Totals for Government 13$27,710$25,5788$4,720

Tazewell government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $383,000 ($174.49)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $263,000 ($119.82)
    Financial Administration: $157,000 ($71.53)
    Regular Highways: $92,000 ($41.91)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,000 ($10.93)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $195,000 ($88.84)

Tazewell government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $385,000 ($175.40)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $64,000 ($29.16)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($5.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $259,000 ($118.00)
    Highways: $61,000 ($27.79)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $83,000 ($37.81)
    NEC: $2,000 ($0.91)

Tazewell government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $624,000 ($284.28)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $624,000 ($284.28)

Tazewell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $251,000 ($114.35)

5.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,290 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bell County, KY  1.19% ($26,544 average AGI)
from Knox County, TN  0.37% ($30,846)
from Campbell County, TN  0.28% ($21,379)


5.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,604 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bell County, KY  0.89% ($21,785 average AGI)
to Knox County, TN  0.55% ($28,983)
to Campbell County, TN  0.46% ($23,854)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tazewell:

  • WNTT (1250 AM; 1 kW; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: WNTT, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRWB (740 AM; 1 kW; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: PINE HILLS OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • WCRK (1150 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: RADIO ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WMTN (1300 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tazewell:

  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WXJB (96.5 FM; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: JBD INCORPORATED)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WMXK (94.1 FM; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLMU (91.3 FM; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: LINCOLN MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEZG (99.3 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Tazewell:

  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WVLR (Channel 48; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WAGV (Channel 44; HARLAN, KY; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W14AQ (Channel 14; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: LINCOLN MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY)
  • W18AN (Channel 18; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: LINCOLN MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY)

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

Tazewell, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 24
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 35
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 11
  • Fatalities: 28
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 54
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Tennessee average:
  • Fatal accident count: 127
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 42
  • Fatalities: 139
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 323
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Tazewell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $526,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,420
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,128
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 10,944

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tazewell)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

116 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Atop A Hill 1 Mile Nw (Lat: 36.460361 Lon: -83.579917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 22 m, Call Sign: KIG854
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.012 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/10/2011, Expiration Date: 09/05/2021
    Registrant: Cartwright Communication Technology, Inc., 1035 Data Lane, Knoxville, TN 37932-2570, Phone: (865) 966-1544, Fax: (865) 966-6350, Email:
  • Lat: 36.448333 Lon: -83.572583, Call Sign: WPWA908
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.212 MHz, 464.037 MHz, 464.237 MHz, 464.062 MHz, 464.262 MHz, 464.087 MHz, 464.287 MHz, 464.112 MHz, 464.312 MHz, 464.137 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 10/01/2002, Expiration Date: 10/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2012, Certifier: Dushy C Sherrard Mr.
    Registrant: Erc Parts Inc, 4001 Cobb International Blvd, Kennesaw, GA 30152, Phone: (800) 241-6880, Fax: (770) 951-1875, Email:
  • Lat: 36.402278 Lon: -83.556750, Call Sign: WQFL978
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz, 462.462 MHz, 467.462 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/15/2006, Expiration Date: 08/15/2016, Certifier: Bill Muncy
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • JAIL FREQ, Lat: 36.439722 Lon: -83.577500, Call Sign: WQGL243
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.250 MHz, 465.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/21/2007, Expiration Date: 02/21/2017, Certifier: David Ray
    Registrant: Metro Communications LLC, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:
  • TAZEWELL CAMPUS, Lat: 36.450556 Lon: -83.582222, Call Sign: WQGN385
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.362 MHz, 452.362 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2007, Expiration Date: 03/08/2017, Certifier: Sarah Rose
    Registrant: Metro Communications LLC, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:
  • Lat: 36.440444 Lon: -83.603667, Call Sign: WQPI611
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.887 MHz, 456.537 MHz, 457.887 MHz, 451.537 MHz, 452.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 05/30/2022, Certifier: Doug Dubey
    Registrant: Continental Wireless, Inc., 10455 Vista Park Road, Dallas, TX 75238-1645, Phone: (972) 926-7443, Fax: (972) 926-0624, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • TAZEWELL, 1.8 Miles Nw (Lat: 36.462500 Lon: -83.600000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WMV853
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 10632.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • TAZEWELL, On Powell Mountain At End Of Firetower Rd (Lat: 36.437861 Lon: -83.504361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQLK371
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6725.00 MHz, 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2010, Expiration Date: 02/22/2020, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Springdale, On Powell Mountain At End Of Firetower Rd (Lat: 36.437861 Lon: -83.504361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQPL870
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz, 6815.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/25/2012, Expiration Date: 06/25/2022, Certifier: Stephen Philyaw
    Registrant: Tennessee Dept Of Safety, 225 Ezell Pike, Nashville, TN 37217, Phone: (615) 365-1622, Email:
  • NEW TAZEWELL, Near 1050 Snodgrass Road (Lat: 36.438667 Lon: -83.631111), Type: Mast, Structure height: 84.1 m, Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WQQD387
    Assigned Frequencies: 6555.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/06/2012, Expiration Date: 11/06/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • TAZEWELL, 637 Payne Circle (Tn13399-A) (Lat: 36.470028 Lon: -83.582361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 93.3 m, Call Sign: WQQS382
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/21/2013, Expiration Date: 02/21/2023, Certifier: John Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • DOOLITTLES, 3077 Hwy 25e (Lat: 36.529056 Lon: -83.611750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 83.8 m, Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WQQS511
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2013, Expiration Date: 02/22/2023, Certifier: John Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Avenue, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tazewell)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Tazewell)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 25
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Tazewell


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tazewell, TN

Most common first names in Tazewell, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8770.6 years
William6773.5 years
Mary6578.4 years
John4775.3 years
Robert4173.3 years
George3974.2 years
Charles2966.8 years
Roy2873.9 years
Frank2575.4 years
Thomas2478.3 years
Most common last names in Tazewell, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brooks7273.7 years
Hurst5773.7 years
Smith5377.1 years
Campbell4377.9 years
Ramsey3168.5 years
Johnson2970.6 years
Reece2973.8 years
Collins2870.7 years
Whitaker2574.9 years
Williams2575.7 years
Businesses in Tazewell, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul3
KFC1UPS1
McDonald's1
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Top Patent Applicants
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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