Bean Station, Tennessee
|Bean Station, Tennessee|
|Town of Bean Station|
|Nickname(s): A Historical Crossroad|
|• Mayor||Terry D. Wolfe|
|• Vice Mayor||Darrel Livesay|
|• 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)|
|• Density||520/sq mi (200/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1276544|
|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. Bean Station is located at the Junction of U.S. Route 11W and U.S. Route 25E.
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. 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.
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.
Holt's IGA Market is the only Grocery store in Bean Station.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
- "Bean Station". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey.
- "Table 4. Annual Estimates of the Population for Incorporated Places in Tennessee: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006" (CSV). United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2007-06-28. Archived from the original on 5 November 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-05.
- "Profile for Bean Station, Tennessee, TN". ePodunk. Retrieved August 16, 2012.
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