Knoxville, Georgia

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Knoxville, Georgia
Census-designated place
Closeup of the Crawford County courthouse
Closeup of the Crawford County courthouse
Knoxville is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Knoxville
Knoxville
Coordinates: 32°43′27″N 83°59′51″W / 32.72417°N 83.99750°W / 32.72417; -83.99750Coordinates: 32°43′27″N 83°59′51″W / 32.72417°N 83.99750°W / 32.72417; -83.99750
Country United States
State Georgia
County Crawford
Area
 • Total 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
 • Land 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 495 ft (151 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 69
 • Density 216/sq mi (83.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 31050
Area code(s) 478
FIPS code 13-44060[1]
GNIS feature ID 0332159[2]

Knoxville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Crawford County, Georgia, United States. It is the Crawford County seat.[3] The community is part of the Macon Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, Knoxville had a population of 69.[4]

Knoxville was founded in 1823 as seat of the newly formed Crawford County. It was incorporated as a town in 1825.[5] The former city's municipal charter was dissolved in 1995 pursuant to a Georgia law which abolished city governments which were defunct or minimally operative.

There are two National Register of Historic Places in Knoxville, which are the Crawford County Courthouse, and the Crawford County Jail.

Geography[edit]

Knoxville is located in central Crawford County and is bordered to the west by the city of Roberta, the only incorporated place in the county. U.S. Route 80 passes through Knoxville, leading east 25 miles (40 km) to Macon.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Knoxville CDP has an area of 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2), all of it land.[4]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Knoxville CDP, Georgia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 31, 2014. 
  5. ^ Hellmann, Paul T. (May 13, 2013). Historical Gazetteer of the United States. Routledge. p. 235. Retrieved 30 November 2013. 


Panorama of the Old Knoxville Days festival