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Population in 2012: 4,537 (88% urban, 12% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.9%
 

Males: 2,198  (48.5%)
Females: 2,339  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  45.8 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24651.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,203 (it was $28,510 in 2000)
Tazewell:

$32,203
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,197

Tazewell town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $114,376 (it was $65,800 in 2000)
Tazewell:

$114,376
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $129,673; Detached houses: $133,598; Townhouses or other attached units: $204,528; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $81,811; Mobile homes: $59,610

Median gross rent in 2012: $577.

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  • White alone - 4,155 (89.8%)
  • Black alone - 310 (6.7%)
  • Hispanic - 59 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 54 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 33 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tazewell: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (18.5%), German (16.9%), Irish (16.4%), English (14.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.3%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1866

Elevation: 2519 feet

Land area: 4.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,122 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Tazewell:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tazewell town:

  • Never married: 14.2%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

60 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.3%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Tazewell, Virginia as of September 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Tazewell to the number of sex offenders is 123 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $896 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $673 (0.7%)

Tazewell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (72.4 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (119.0 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (397.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Gratton, VA (2.4 miles ), Springville, VA (2.8 miles ), Cucumber, WV (3.5 miles) , Berwind, WV (3.6 miles ), Cedar Bluff, VA (3.7 miles ), Claypool Hill, VA (3.7 miles ), War, WV (3.9 miles ), Anawalt, WV (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 37.13 N, Longitude: 81.52 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +830 (+17.9%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 786 (45.3%)

Area code: 276

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 000000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.023.40.00.0
Rapes 112222220121
per 100,000 23.423.148.148.147.445.045.846.90.023.442.721.6
Robberies 011111111100
per 100,000 0.023.124.124.123.722.522.923.423.523.40.00.0
Assaults 563666994626
per 100,000 117.1138.472.2144.4142.2134.9206.0210.994.2140.142.7129.3
Burglaries 285212202415211118231556
per 100,000 655.61199.8288.8481.2568.9337.2480.7257.7423.8537.1320.41206.9
Thefts 10710480105103907465711038286
per 100,000 2505.32399.61925.42526.52441.32023.41693.81523.01671.82405.41751.41853.4
Auto thefts 6765711332132
per 100,000 140.5161.5144.4120.3165.9247.368.770.347.123.464.143.1
Arson 100100001001
per 100,000 23.40.00.024.10.00.00.00.023.50.00.021.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 200.0246.6169.4219.6224.8194.6192.1171.8126.6236.8140.7205.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.80
Virginia average:

2.27

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Tazewell, Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -73 (-1.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Tazewell, Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Tazewell-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the Tazewell town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 40.0 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tazewell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 22.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 25.2 miles away from Tazewell center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 24.1 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 88.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.3 miles away from Tazewell center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 26.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tazewell County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tazewell topographic map

Birthplace of: Billy Baldwin (baseball) - Major League Baseball player, Kathryn Harrold - Film actor, Francis A. Hopkins - Politician, Fred M. Wilcox - Film director, Johnny Watson (baseball) - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Tazewell:

  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF CEDAR BLUFF (Home Health Center, 557 W MAIN STREET, SUITE 4)
  • TAZEWELL COMM HOSPITAL HHC (Home Health Center, 141 BEN BOLT AVENUE)
  • CARILION TAZEWELL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 141 BEN BOLT AVENUE)
  • HERITAGE HALL HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, 121 BEN BOLT AVENUE)
  • HERITAGE HALL TAZEWELL (Nursing Home, 121 BEN BOLT AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Tazewell, VA

Airports located in Tazewell:


Local government website: www.townoftazewell.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tazewell:

  • Concord University (about 35 miles; Athens, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,364)
  • New River Community College (about 46 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Mountain State University (about 49 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Radford University (about 54 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 7,927)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 61 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 27,887)
  • Appalachian State University (about 64 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 14,923)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 67 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,537)

Public high school in Tazewell:

Public elementary/middle schools in Tazewell:

See full list of schools located in Tazewell, School District: TAZEWELL COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Tazewell:

  • TAZEWELL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $947,309; Location: 310 E. MAIN STREET; 102,735 books; 21,905 e-books; 2,036 audio materials; 5,158 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 151 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Tazewell: Tazewell County Public Library (A), Tazewell County Administration Building (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tazewell include: Gospel Tabernacle (A), Mountain View Church (B), Fincastle Baptist Church (C), Main Street United Methodist Church (D), Tazewell Christian Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Watts Cemetery (1), Maplewood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Whitley Branch (A), South Fork Clinch River (B), North Fork Clinch River (C), Cavitts Creek (D), Lincolnshire Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Higginbotham House Museum (Pisgah Road).

 
Tazewell 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)

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 22.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.0
U.S.:

25.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 12.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.1
U.S.:

11.4

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

DONITHAN WATERWORKS (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-21-2001), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-21-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JAN-30-2006 and MAR-20-2006, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2006)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - Between DEC-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2005)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JAN-17-2005 and MAR-20-2006, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2006)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.3%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.2% for Black residents, 46.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.4%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.5%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tazewell, VA

143 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
63 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Tazewell in 2000:

  • 226 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 197 people in nursing homes
  • 63 people in other group homes

Tazewell compared to Virginia state average:

Tazewell, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Tazewell (2011 data):

  • New Peoples Bank, Inc.: Tazewell Office Branch at 157 Tazewell Mall Circle, branch established on 2002/09/26. Info updated 2007/08/21: Bank assets: $781.6 mil, Deposits: $709.1 mil, headquarters in Honaker, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: New Peoples Bankshares, Inc.
  • Carter Bank & Trust: Tazewell Branch at 901 East Fincastle Turnpike, branch established on 2005/06/13. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $3,970.4 mil, Deposits: $3,610.0 mil, headquarters in Martinsville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Tazewell Branch at Hillsboro & Market Sts, branch established on 1902/02/17. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First Community Bank: East Riverside Branch at 643 East Riverside Drive, branch established on 1999/04/30. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $2,144.1 mil, Deposits: $1,561.3 mil, headquarters in Bluefield, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • The National Bank of Blacksburg: Tazewell Main Street Branch at 309 East Main Street, branch established on 1889/09/01. Info updated 2006/06/01: Bank assets: $1,063.8 mil, Deposits: $919.4 mil, headquarters in Blacksburg, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: National Bankshares, 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 (89%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.75%
Here38.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents28.1%22.1%9.3%8.6%6.8%
Congregations26.3%8.8%8.0%9.5%7.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents5.7%5.4%2.9%2.0%9.2%
Congregations6.6%5.1%3.6%2.2%22.6%
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: 9
Tazewell County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Tazewell County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Tazewell County:

9.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tazewell County:

30.0%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.5%
State:

18.6%

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
Other Government Administration 5$14,416$34,5981$239
Police Protection - Officers 10$44,294$53,1530$0
Police - Other 1$2,405$28,8601$806
Streets and Highways 11$22,783$24,8540$0
Sewerage 5$15,253$36,6070$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 6$8,442
Water Supply 4$8,397$25,1911$930
Other and Unallocable 5$8,654$20,7700$0
Totals for Government 41$116,202$34,0109$10,417


5.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Virginia average:

11.06%

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 Mercer County, WV  1.01% ($44,762 average AGI)
from Buchanan County, VA  0.47% ($32,194)
from Russell County, VA  0.42% ($24,797)


5.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,552 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Virginia average:

10.78%

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 Mercer County, WV  0.78% ($27,945 average AGI)
to Russell County, VA  0.40% ($33,035)
to Buchanan County, VA  0.28% ($27,821)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tazewell:

  • WTZE (1470 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TAZEWELL, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYRV (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: FAITH CHRISTIAN MUSIC BROADCASTING MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WHIS (1440 AM; 5 kW; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WELC (1150 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELCH, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WGTH (540 AM; 1 kW; RICHLANDS, VA; Owner: HIGH KNOB BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WXMY (1600 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALTVILLE, VA; Owner: CONTINENTAL MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNRG (940 AM; 5 kW; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tazewell:

  • WHQX (107.7 FM; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKQY (100.1 FM; TAZEWELL, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOLD-FM (102.5 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: EMERALD SOUND, INC.)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGTH-FM (105.5 FM; RICHLANDS, VA; Owner: HIGH KNOB BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WRIC-FM (100.7 FM; RICHLANDS, VA; Owner: PEGGY SUE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WZVA (103.5 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: T.E.C.O. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tazewell:

  • WMSY-TV (Channel 52; MARION, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WVVA (Channel 6; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: WVVA TELEVISON, INC.)
  • WLFB (Channel 40; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)

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

Tazewell, Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 194
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 290
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 69
  • Fatalities: 212
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 446
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

Tazewell fatal accident list:

Aug 3, 2008 09:36 PM, Sr-16, Lat: 37.199775, Lon: -81.553531, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Aug 3, 2008 08:35 PM, Route 644, Sr-655, Lat: 37.234156, Lon: -81.480275, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 5, 2008 04:05 PM, Sr-67, Rt 620, Lat: 37.126928, Lon: -81.786347, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 7, 1989 07:00 PM, Westmainst, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Nov 1, 1980 05:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 9, 1976 10:26 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tazewell, VA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2599R , Serial Number: 28-5656, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1969
    Registrant (Individual): James G French, 101 Jefferson St, Tazewell, VA 24651
  • Aircraft: BEECH F35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3810B , Serial Number: D-4070, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 06/03/1957
    Registrant (Co-Owned): George H Shively, 473 Montclair Circle Rd, N Tazewell, VA 24630, Other Owners: Kathleen J Shively
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 421C (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 421CJ , Serial Number: 421C0232
    Registrant (Corporation): Cla Air Inc, Po Box 539, Tazewell, VA 24651
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 51535 , Serial Number: 10459, Year manufactured: 1943
    Registrant (Individual): Claude Hamilton, North, Tazewell, VA 24651
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7963T , Serial Number: 56663, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 06/27/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Susan J Sawyers, 3700 Beartown Rd, Tazewell, VA 24651


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 85
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Tazewell


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

Most common first names in Tazewell, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9578.0 years
William8371.2 years
James7771.4 years
John7772.5 years
Robert5371.9 years
George3777.5 years
Margaret3575.9 years
Charles3371.5 years
Walter2775.1 years
Virginia2581.1 years
Most common last names in Tazewell, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thompson4179.6 years
Gillespie4080.2 years
Brown3575.9 years
Asbury3373.4 years
Peery3277.8 years
Jones3274.2 years
Johnson2776.4 years
Davis2674.6 years
Smith2673.6 years
Buchanan2581.6 years
Businesses in Tazewell, VA
NameCountNameCount
FedEx2Long John Silver's1
H&R Block1McDonald's1
Hardee's1UPS1
Lane Furniture1
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