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Knoxville, Tennessee
City
The City of Knoxville, Tennessee
The City of Knoxville, Tennessee
Flag of Knoxville, Tennessee
Flag
Official seal of Knoxville, Tennessee
Seal
Nickname(s): 
Marble City,[1] Heart of the Valley,[2] Queen City of the Mountains,[3] K-Town,[4] Scruffy City,[5] Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains.[6]
Location of Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee.
Location of Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee.
Knoxville, Tennessee is located in the United States
Knoxville, Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 35°57′42″N 83°55′24″W / 35.9617°N 83.9232°W / 35.9617; -83.9232Coordinates: 35°57′42″N 83°55′24″W / 35.9617°N 83.9232°W / 35.9617; -83.9232
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Knox
Settled 1786
Founded 1791
Incorporated 1815
Founded by James White
Named for Henry Knox
Government
 • Type Mayor–council
 • Mayor Madeline Rogero (D)
 • City Council
Council Members
  • Stephanie Welch (1st Dist.)
  • Andrew Roberto (2nd Dist.)
  • Seema Singh-Perez (3rd Dist.)
  • Lauren Rider (4th Dist.)
  • Mark Campen (5th Dist.)
  • Gwen McKenzie (6th Dist.)
  • George Wallace (At-Large Seat A)
  • Marshall Stair (At-Large Seat B)
  • Finbarr Saunders (At-Large Seat C; also Vice Mayor)
Area
[7]
 • City 104.2 sq mi (269.8 km2)
 • Land 98.5 sq mi (255.2 km2)
 • Water 5.6 sq mi (14.6 km2)  5.4%
Elevation
[8]
886 ft (270 m)
Population
 (2010)[9]
 • City 178,874
 • Estimate 
(2018)[10]
187,500
 • Rank US: 129th
 • Density 1,816/sq mi (701.0/km2)
 • Urban
558,696 (US: 74th)
 • Metro
868,546 (US: 64th)
 • CSA
1,096,961 (US: 50th)
Demonym(s) Knoxvillian
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
Zip code
37901-37902, 37909, 37912, 37914-37924, 37927-37934, 37938-37940, 37950, 37995-37998
Area code(s) 865
FIPS code[11] 47-40000
GNIS feature ID[12] 1648562
Website www.knoxvilletn.gov