Bean Station, Tennessee

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Bean Station, Tennessee
City
Town of Bean Station
Bean Station, 1938
Bean Station, 1938
Nickname(s): A Historical Crossroad
Bean Station, Tennessee is located in Tennessee
Bean Station, Tennessee
Bean Station, Tennessee
Coordinates: 36°20′37″N 83°17′03″W / 36.34361°N 83.28417°W / 36.34361; -83.28417
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Grainger
Settled 1776
Incorporated November 1996
Government
 • Type Mayor-Aldermen
 • Mayor Terry D. Wolfe
 • Vice Mayor Darrel Livesay
Area[1]
 • Total 5.387 sq mi (13.95 km2)
 • Land 5.386 sq mi (13.95 km2)
 • Water 0.001 sq mi (0.003 km2)
Elevation 1,148 ft (350 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 2,826
 • Density 520/sq mi (200/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 865
GNIS feature ID 1276544[3]
Website The City of Bean Station, Tennessee

Bean Station is a city in Grainger County, Tennessee, United States. It is part of the Morristown, Tennessee Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of July 1, 2006, the United States Census Bureau estimated the population at 3,014; as of the 2010 census, the population had fallen to 2,826.[2][4] Bean Station is located at the Junction of U.S. Route 11W and U.S. Route 25E.

History[edit]

The city was incorporated in 1996. The area was first settled by William Bean, one of, if not the, first permanent white settler in Tennessee.[5] The city is named for the Bean family. In 1776, Robert Bean and William Bean II were the first people to settle in the community.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 2,826
Est. 2012 2,974 5.2%
Sources:[7][8]

Education[edit]

Bean Station is the site of Bean Station Elementary School serving Grades PK-8. High School for Bean Station and all of Grainger County except Washburn area Attend Grainger High School in nearby Rutledge.

Economy[edit]

Holt's IGA Market is the only Grocery store in Bean Station.

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Coordinates: 36°20′37″N 83°17′03″W / 36.34361°N 83.28417°W / 36.34361; -83.28417