Vonore, Tennessee

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Population in 2014: 1,476 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +27.0%
Males: 737  (50.0%)
Females: 739  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 37885.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,242 (it was $34,653 in 2000)
Vonore:

$32,242
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,843 (it was $19,613 in 2000)

Vonore town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $168,723 (it was $89,800 in 2000)
Vonore:

$168,723
TN:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $653.

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  • Races in Vonore, TN (2013)

    Vonore races chart
    • 1,41593.5%White alone
    • 332.2%Two or more races
    • 241.6%Black alone
    • 201.3%Hispanic
    • 60.4%Asian alone
    • 40.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.3%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Vonore: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (17.8%), Irish (15.1%), German (10.6%), English (7.4%), Dutch (4.7%), Scottish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1965

Elevation: 852 feet

Land area: 8.70 square miles.

Population density: 170 people per square mile   (very low).

Vonore,TN real estate house value index trend

Vonore, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Vonore:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vonore town:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

19 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
Tennessee:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,123 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $852 (0.6%)

Vonore satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (30.3 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (127.7 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (470.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Greenback, TN (2.3 miles ), Tellico Village, TN (2.7 miles ), Madisonville, TN (3.1 miles ), Lanier, TN (3.3 miles ), Binfield, TN (3.4 miles ), Philadelphia, TN (3.4 miles ), Loudon, TN (3.4 miles ), Friendsville, TN (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $60,200
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $58,900
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $27,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.60 N, Longitude: 84.22 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,703 (+178.9%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 305 (49.4%)

Area code: 423

Vonore household income distribution Vonore home values distribution

Crime rates in Vonore by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.065.90.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0201101121011
per 100,000 0.0162.20.074.871.40.065.965.2131.967.20.067.467.2
Assaults 48121491113588977
per 100,000 337.8648.8940.41,047.1642.4741.7857.0326.2527.7538.0600.4471.7470.7
Burglaries 518171011121812141810126
per 100,000 422.31,459.91,332.3747.9785.2809.21,186.6782.8923.51,210.5667.1808.6403.5
Thefts 46456162708081866668546853
per 100,000 3,885.13,649.64,780.64,637.24,996.45,394.55,339.55,609.94,353.64,573.03,602.44,582.23,564.2
Auto thefts 5195373035342
per 100,000 422.381.1705.3374.0214.1472.0197.80.0197.9336.2200.1269.5134.5
Arson 0124210100210
per 100,000 0.081.1156.7299.2142.867.40.065.20.00.0133.467.40.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 190.3287.9351.7332.2280.4304.8369.9242.0265.7280.8217.3250.0196.7

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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 Vonore detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.05
Tennessee average:

2.56
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +462 (+66.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Vonore, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Vonore-area historical tornado activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the Vonore town center killed 4 people and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 34.7 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vonore-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% 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 20.1 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 110.4 miles away from Vonore center
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 180.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 154.9 miles away from the city 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 282.5 miles away from Vonore center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 177.0 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 Monroe County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vonore topographic map

Birthplace of: Mike Stratton - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Vonore:

  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION -LOUDON (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LOUDON, TN)
  • LOUDON HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LOUDON, TN)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; SWEETWATER, TN)
  • SWEETWATER HOSP HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; SWEETWATER, TN)
  • SWEETWATER HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; SWEETWATER, TN)
  • COLONIAL HILLS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MARYVILLE, TN)

Heliports located in Vonore:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vonore:

  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 25 miles; Knoxville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,271)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 30 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Roane State Community College (about 30 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 47 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Lee University (about 48 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 61 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Western Carolina University (about 66 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 8,684)

Public elementary/middle schools in Vonore:

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Library in Vonore:

  • VONORE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $51,044; Location: 611 CHURCH STREET; 9,909 books; 493 audio materials; 571 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 15 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Vonore: Fort Loudoun Boat Launching Ramp (A), Vonore Boat Launching Ramp (B), Vonore-Niles Ferry Industrial Park (C), Vonore Boat Dock (D), Vonore Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (E), Vonore Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Vonore include: Vonore United Methodist Church (A), Vonore Baptist Church (B), Solomon Chapel (C), Oakland Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakland Cemetery (1), Vonore Cemetery (2), Wear Cemetery (3), Niles-McGhee Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Tellico Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Island Creek (A), Tellico River (B), Ninemile Creek (C), Moree Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Vonore include: Fort Loudoun State Historic Area (1), Sequoyah Birthplace Memorial (2), Tellico Blockhouse State Historic Site (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Fort Loudoun State Historic Area - Maintenance (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 162 Carson Road), Fort Loudoun State Historic Area - Office (Historical Places & Services; 338 Fort Loudon Road), Fort Loudoun State Historic Area - Park Manager (Historical Places & Services; 162 Carson Road), Sequoyah Birthplace Museum & Gift Shop (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 576 Highway 360).

Hotel: Grand Vista Hotel and Suites (117 Grand Vista).

Monroe 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 2013 was 67.7. This is about average.

City:

67.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.164. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.164
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.896. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.896
U.S.:

6.399

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.362. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.362
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.96
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.6%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Black residents, 55.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.2%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.9%
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: 0.0% of all households

Vonore, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Vonore (2011 data):

  • Volunteer Federal Savings and Loan Association of Madisonville: Vonore Branch at 1111 Highway 411, branch established on 1989/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $176.2 mil, Deposits: $125.8 mil, headquarters in Madisonville, TN, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • The Citizens National Bank of Athens: Vonore Branch at 1215 Highway 411, branch established on 2000/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $534.9 mil, Deposits: $464.3 mil, headquarters in Athens, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Bancorp, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank of Blount County: Vonore Branch at 2041 Highway 411, branch established on 1998/06/10. Info updated 2010/10/28: Bank assets: $339.6 mil, Deposits: $280.8 mil, headquarters in Maryville, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Twin Cities Financial Services, Inc.
  • Peoples Bank of East Tennessee: Vonore Branch at 1010 Highway 411, branch established on 2006/11/02. Info updated 2010/12/20: Bank assets: $227.6 mil, Deposits: $205.1 mil, headquarters in Madisonville, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancshares Of Tn, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
Tennessee average:

12.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Vonore town (based on Monroe County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,24188
Mainline Protestant2,50619
Catholic5001
Black Protestant1213
Other11
None16,150-
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
Monroe County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Monroe County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Monroe County:

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.8%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

31.1%
Tennessee:

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

8.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Vonore:

50.5%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Vonore:

48.5%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Vonore:

29.0
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.8%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Vonore:

9.8%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Vonore:

6.8
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.9%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

57.3%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.5%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Vonore, TN Residents
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 1$3,426$41,1120$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,355
Judicial and Legal 1$2,600$31,2000$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$24,902$33,2030$0
Firefighters 4$11,145$33,4350$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,372$32,2321$1,771
Totals for Government 17$47,445$33,4916$3,126

6.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,476 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
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 McMinn County, TN  0.93% ($21,261 average AGI)
from Loudon County, TN  0.89% ($26,353)
from Blount County, TN  0.59% ($33,250)


5.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,024 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
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 McMinn County, TN  0.97% ($24,839 average AGI)
to Loudon County, TN  0.73% ($29,738)
to Blount County, TN  0.60% ($29,955)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vonore:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMTY (670 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FARRAGUT, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WLIL (730 AM; 1 kW; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: BP BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WLOD (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LOUDON, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WDEH (800 AM; 1 kW; SWEETWATER, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vonore:

  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WKZX-FM (93.5 FM; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: BP BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WLOD-FM (98.3 FM; SWEETWATER, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WLLJ (103.1 FM; ETOWAH, TN; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING LLC.)
  • WJSQ (101.7 FM; ATHENS, TN; Owner: JAMES C. SLIGER)
  • WYGO (99.5 FM; MADISONVILLE, TN; Owner: MAJOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WNOX-FM (99.1 FM; LOUDON, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNFZ (94.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: JOHN W. PIRKLE)
  • WKTS (90.1 FM; KINGSTON, TN; Owner: THE KINGSTON CENTURY CLUB INC.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Vonore:

  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS 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)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • Vonore, Tennessee
  • Fatal accident count17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents31
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:3
  • Fatalities22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents86
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Tennessee average
  • Fatal accident count160
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents253
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons56
  • Fatalities175
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents415
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents16
See more detailed statistics of Vonore fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 86m282ftTotal length
  • 32,400Total average daily traffic
  • 3,854Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 109 Ft Ne Kincaid Rd Xing Csxt (Lat: 35.571750 Lon: -84.286583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: WPRU546
    Assigned Frequencies: 935.887 MHz, 935.937 MHz, 935.987 MHz, 936.887 MHz, 936.937 MHz, 936.987 MHzGrant Date: 02/01/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2006, Certifier: Robert VandebergRegistrant: Transportation Technology Center Inc Csxt, 555000 Dot Road, Pueblo, CO 81001, Phone: (719) 584-0578, Fax: (719) 584-7145
  • Lat: 35.607222 Lon: -84.258333, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPXE378
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.600 MHz, 461.700 MHz, 461.900 MHz, 463.925 MHzGrant Date: 03/17/2003, Expiration Date: 03/17/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2013, Certifier: Doyle HolderRegistrant: Metro Communications, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:
  • Lat: 35.609861 Lon: -84.254583, Type: Bant, Call Sign: WQAF263
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.782 MHz, 151.797 MHz, 151.737 MHz, 151.677 MHzGrant Date: 05/02/2014, Expiration Date: 05/19/2024, Certifier: Kim StipesRegistrant: Metro Communications LLC, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:
  • Lat: 35.608139 Lon: -84.267833, Call Sign: WQKB219, Licensee ID: L01461727
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.812 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 467.925 MHzGrant Date: 03/16/2009, Expiration Date: 03/16/2019, Certifier: Jim KenyonRegistrant: Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, 98 Excellence Way, Vonore, TN 37885, Phone: (423) 884-1706, Fax: (423) 884-1701, Email:
  • MOBILES, Lat: 35.604444 Lon: -84.223611, Call Sign: WQQV812
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.137 MHz, 451.462 MHz, 451.362 MHz, 452.062 MHz, 452.975 MHzGrant Date: 03/12/2013, Expiration Date: 03/12/2023, Certifier: Clay DyeRegistrant: Metro Communications LLC, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:
  • Lat: 35.631306 Lon: -84.255861, Call Sign: WQRG865
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.462 MHz, 466.462 MHzGrant Date: 05/10/2013, Expiration Date: 05/10/2023, Certifier: Dan SextonRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • DIST CTR, Lat: 35.599083 Lon: -84.226028, Call Sign: WQTS204
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.775 MHz, 464.825 MHz, 464.875 MHz, 464.925 MHzGrant Date: 04/01/2014, Expiration Date: 04/01/2024, Certifier: Pat H BethelRegistrant: Metro Communications LLC, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • EVE MILLS, 2053 Bat Creek Road East (Lat: 35.637750 Lon: -84.269806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQPL912
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/25/2012, Expiration Date: 06/25/2022, Certifier: Steven CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • VONORE DT, 463 Old Slag Rd (Lat: 35.584444 Lon: -84.261167), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQWT503
    Assigned Frequencies: 11505.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/13/2015, Expiration Date: 11/13/2025, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • KX54XC031, Mountain View Drive (Lat: 35.575222 Lon: -84.252306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQWT668
    Assigned Frequencies: 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/16/2015, Expiration Date: 11/16/2025, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • KX73XC005, 139 Frank Road (Lat: 35.588889 Lon: -84.276667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WQWT669
    Assigned Frequencies: 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/16/2015, Expiration Date: 11/16/2025, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • VONORE, 130 Garren Road (Lat: 35.563889 Lon: -84.273278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 93 m, Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WLS562
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 11015.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vonore)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

TELLICO AREA SERVICES SYSTEM (Population served: 10,376, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-02-2008)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2007. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2007)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 68
  • Hazardous Condition: 44
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Vonore

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Vonore, TN
Most common first names in Vonore, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3477.5 years
James2675.1 years
William2173.6 years
Charles1767.1 years
Robert1278.8 years
George1172.0 years
Henry1174.8 years
Mary1083.5 years
Thomas966.9 years
Fred869.7 years
Most common last names in Vonore, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Millsaps3179.9 years
Williams2374.7 years
Bivens2276.2 years
Kirkland1377.4 years
Miller1166.6 years
Summey1168.3 years
White1179.4 years
Hall1078.0 years
Frank1081.4 years
Hunt1080.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Vonore, TN
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1McDonald's1
FedEx1Subway1

Vonore compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
There are 15 pilots and 14 other airmen in this city.
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  • John Euford Mobley (2)
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  • Michael W. Pontbriand (1)
  • Jimmy Akins (1)
  • Davey Joe Jones (1)
  • Matthew Roy Summitt (1)
  • Ray Miller (1)
  • Robert Joseph Whitaker (1)
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Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2016.