Fincastle, Tennessee

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Fincastle, Tennessee
Census-designated place
Houses in Fincastle
Houses in Fincastle
Fincastle, Tennessee is located in Tennessee
Fincastle, Tennessee
Fincastle, Tennessee
Coordinates: 36°24′35″N 84°02′52″W / 36.40972°N 84.04778°W / 36.40972; -84.04778Coordinates: 36°24′35″N 84°02′52″W / 36.40972°N 84.04778°W / 36.40972; -84.04778
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Campbell
Area[1]
 • Total 3.653 sq mi (9.46 km2)
 • Land 3.653 sq mi (9.46 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,129 ft (344 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,618
 • Density 440/sq mi (170/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 423
GNIS feature ID 1284257[3]

Fincastle is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Campbell County, Tennessee, United States. Its population was 1,618 as of the 2010 census.[2]

Once known as Glade Springs, Fincastle was later named for Fincastle, Virginia, which was the original home of many of its early settlers.[4]

Geography[edit]

Fincastle is located along State Route 63 northeast of LaFollette and southwest of Speedwell in the Powell Valley. Cumberland Mountain rises prominently to the north, and Norris Lake lies a few miles to the south.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ "Fincastle". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ Larry Miller, Tennessee Place Names (Indiana University Press, 2001), p. 76.

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