Demographics


Area Specifications

Region: Eastern USA

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State & County: TN / Carter

Sq. Miles: 341

Carter County/Elizabethton is situated in the Appalachian Mountains in East Tennessee. Two interstates (I-26 and I-81) also traverse the local area.

Climate
Average Temp - Monthly High: Jan. 41°F July 89°F
Average Temp - Monthly Low: Jan. 27°F July 62°F
Annual: 57°
Annual Avg. Precipitation: 54"
Annual Avg. Snowfall: 16.5"
Elevation: 1,530'
Prevailing Winds: Southwest
Mean Length of Freeze Free Period (Days): 182

Elizabethton General Stats
Population: 13,933
Geographic Area: 9.5 sq. miles
Real property tax rate: $1.78 per $100 of assessed value
Local option sales tax rate: 2.25 percent
25 percent residential
40 percent industrial and commercial
Founded: 1799
Date of Incorporation: 1905
Form of Government: Modified City Manager - Council
Area: 9.8 Square Miles
Miles of Streets: 105.15 Miles (one-way)
Number of Street Lights: 3,313
Number of Housing Units: 5,964

Population



Year City County
1990 11,931 51,505
2000 13,372 56,742
2006 13,933 59,157