Tazewell, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 2,191 (75% urban, 25% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.2%
 
Males: 1,049  (47.9%)
Females: 1,142  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 37879.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,492 (it was $22,288 in 2000)
Tazewell:

$24,492
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,276 (it was $16,688 in 2000)

Tazewell town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $101,294 (it was $66,400 in 2000)
Tazewell:

$101,294
TN:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $475.

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  • Races in Tazewell, TN (2010)

    Tazewell races chart
    • 2,07393.5%White alone
    • 552.5%Black alone
    • 452.0%Two or more races
    • 241.1%Hispanic
    • 160.7%Asian alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Tazewell: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (51.8%), Irish (9.6%), English (9.4%), German (7.8%), French (1.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1801

Elevation: 1350 feet

Land area: 4.36 square miles.

Population density: 502 people per square mile   (low).

Tazewell,TN real estate house value index trend

Tazewell, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Tazewell:

  • High school or higher: 70.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tazewell town:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 14.6%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

8 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Tennessee:

4.7%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Tazewell, Tennessee as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Tazewell to the number of sex offenders is 169 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $648 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $624 (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+: 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: +2,331 (+104.2%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 226 (29.1%)

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 2013
Murders 0000000010010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.045.00.00.044.70.0
Rapes 2200101010110
per 100,000 91.690.70.00.046.30.046.30.045.00.044.744.70.0
Robberies 1000021406512
per 100,000 45.80.00.00.00.091.946.3186.70.0274.6223.444.791.5
Assaults 201110111213118169122415
per 100,000 915.8498.6466.6511.6555.3597.2509.7373.3720.4411.9536.21,072.9686.5
Burglaries 1582020273228462636251715
per 100,000 686.8362.6933.3930.21,249.41,469.91,297.52,146.51,170.61,647.61,117.1759.9686.5
Thefts 7584887376126926866100868950
per 100,000 3,434.13,807.84,106.43,395.33,516.95,787.84,263.23,173.12,971.64,576.73,842.73,978.52,288.3
Auto thefts 1376131196449687
per 100,000 595.2317.3280.0604.7509.0413.4278.0186.7180.1411.9268.1357.6320.4
Arson 0100010000111
per 100,000 0.045.30.00.00.045.90.00.00.00.044.744.745.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 445.7332.5305.9311.5369.3455.7386.7374.5429.9439.5410.5526.3292.3

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City-data.com crime index 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 2013, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.75
Tennessee average:

2.56
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.0%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -46 (-2.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Tazewell, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tazewell-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 49% 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 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 122.8 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 50.3 miles away from Tazewell 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 274.2 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 178.4 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 118.0 miles away from Tazewell center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 188.8 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 Claiborne County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tazewell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Tazewell:

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

Airports located in Tazewell:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tazewell:

  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 11 miles; Harrogate, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,706)
  • Walters State Community College (about 24 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 39 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 40 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 48 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 49 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Tusculum College (about 50 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 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.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.3%
(32.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.0% for Black residents, 8.3% 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
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, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Tazewell compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.1
Tennessee average:

12.1

Tazewell travel time to work - commute Tazewell mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (82%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Coal or coke (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,14281
Mainline Protestant8609
Other4522
Catholic1101
None12,649-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$7,366$29,4647$1,486
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$300
Police Protection - Officers 6$15,241$30,4820$0
Streets and Highways 3$6,387$25,5480$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$320
Totals for Government 12$28,994$28,9949$2,106

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $383,000 ($174.81)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $263,000 ($120.04)
    Financial Administration: $157,000 ($71.66)
    Regular Highways: $92,000 ($41.99)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,000 ($10.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $195,000 ($89.00)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $385,000 ($175.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $64,000 ($29.21)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($5.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $259,000 ($118.21)
    Highways: $61,000 ($27.84)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $83,000 ($37.88)
    NEC: $2,000 ($0.91)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $624,000 ($284.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $624,000 ($284.80)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $251,000 ($114.56)

4.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,086 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
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 Bell County, KY  0.90% ($31,452 average AGI)
from Knox County, TN  0.34% ($36,714)
from Campbell County, TN  0.22% ($25,826)


4.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,419 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
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 Bell County, KY  0.94% ($25,320 average AGI)
to Knox County, TN  0.50% ($21,058)
to Campbell County, TN  0.28% ($17,414)

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)
Tazewell fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Tazewell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $1,184,000Total costs
  • 12,520Total average daily traffic
  • 2,043Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,416Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

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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