McMinn County

McMinn County, Tennessee

5 S Hill St Suite A
Athens, TN 37303
Phone: (423) 745-4440
Fax: (423) 744-1657

In southeastern TN, northeast of Chattanooga; organized Nov 13, 1819 from Cherokee Indian lands. Name Origin: For Joseph McMinn (1785-1824), governor of TN (1817-21), known as "the Quaker governor."

Area (sq mi):: 432.22 (land 430.28; water 1.94) Population per square mile: 119.30
Population 2005: 51,327 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 4.70%; 1990-2000 15.60% Population 2000: 49,015 (White 91.90%; Black or African American 4.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.70%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 37.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,725; median household $31,919; Population below poverty level: 14.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,520-$21,800
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 23.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Athens County seat (13,719)

  • See other counties in .
    Mentioned in ?
    References in periodicals archive ?
    30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of AT&T's continuing efforts to drive economic development and investment in Tennessee, AT&T and representatives from the McMinn County Economic Development Authority today announced that the Interstate, Mt.
    com)-- In 1946, 3,000 World War II veterans returned to McMinn County and discovered a corrupt and oppressive government that engaged in false arrests, bribery, extortion, and other crimes.
    Marshall was subsequently arrested on firearms and drug charges and taken to the McMinn County Justice Center.
    According to EPA, counties awarded "in attainment" status include, Muscogee, GA; Russell, AL; San Diego, CA; Athens, GA; Elkhart, IN; Lexington, KY; Toledo, OH; Columbiana, OH; Mahoning, OH; Trumbull, OH; Mercer, PA; Marion, WV; Dekalb County, AL; Etowah County, AL; Delaware County, IN; and McMinn County, TN.
    Phase Two--Under way--Permitting and then construction of a new 16-inch line along Colonial's existing pipeline route from northern Hamilton County through Bradley County and into northern McMinn County.
    while cleaning the toilet at a rest stop in McMinn County, Tennessee.
    Leslie and Graham, who work for American Medical Response in McMinn County, were driving just behind the truck and immediately came to Russell's aid.
    This investment has also received support under existing business development programs offered by the state of Tennessee, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the mill's home community in McMinn County.
    The new pipeline would stretch from the northern edge of Hamilton County through Bradley County and into northern McMinn County.
    Etowah healthcare facility to partner with Athens Regional Medical Center to improve healthcare in McMinn County and surrounding areas
    We received support for this project from the State of Tennessee, McMinn County, and the Tennessee Valley Authority, which has supplied power to the mill since its startup in 1954," Garneau continued.
    Over her distinguished career, Vice Mayor Davis served in a number of roles, including as executive director of the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum.