Hampton, Tennessee

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Hampton, Tennessee
Unincorporated community
Hampton is located in Tennessee
Location within the state of Tennessee
Coordinates: 36°17′10″N 82°10′19″W / 36.28611°N 82.17194°W / 36.28611; -82.17194Coordinates: 36°17′10″N 82°10′19″W / 36.28611°N 82.17194°W / 36.28611; -82.17194
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Carter
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 37658
Area code(s) 423

Hampton is an unincorporated community in Carter County, Tennessee, United States. Located a few miles southeast of Elizabethton and northeast of Roan Mountain, Hampton is surrounded on all sides by the Unaka Mountains. It is part of the Johnson City Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson City–KingsportBristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area – commonly known as the "Tri-Cities" region.

Historic district[edit]

Hampton's historic district has many historic homes, including Butler Mansion.[1]


Hampton's economy is mainly based on tourism from the Cherokee National Forest (In which it is located) and the Appalachian Trail. There are several restaurants and stores in Hampton. On the southern outskirts of town, one will find Doe River Gorge, a Christian retreat and Summer camp featuring its own 3 ft (914 mm) narrow gauge[2][3] railroad laid on a segment of former East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad roadbed.


Schools in Hampton are operated by Carter County Schools:

  • Hampton Elementary School - Grades PK-8
  • Hampton High School - Grades 9-12

Hampton-Valley Forge Volunteer Fire Department[edit]

Hampton-Valley Forge Volunteer Fire Department serves Hampton, Valley Forge and surrounding areas.

Connection with U.S. Interstate Highway System[edit]

I-26.svgNo image.svgUS 23.svg Interstate 26 Exit 24 then east
US 321.svgNo image.svgTennessee 67.svg Tennessee State Route 67 to Elizabethton, then right on
US 321.svgNo image.svgTennessee 67.svg Tennessee State Route 67 to Hampton.


Climate of Hampton, Tennessee
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg °F(°C)
34.0°F 1.1°C
37.4°F 3.0°C
47.2°F 8.4°C
55.2°F 12.9°C
63.4°F 17.4°C
71.1°F 21.7°C
74.4°F 23.6°C
73.6°F 23.1°C
67.9°F 19.9°C
56.7°F 13.7°C
47.0°F 8.3°C
38.2°F 3.4°C
55.5°F 13.1°C
Avg high °F(°C)
43.7°F 6.5°C
48.0°F 8.9°C
58.9°F 14.9°C
67.4°F 19.7°C
75.2°F 24.0°C
82.2°F 27.9°C
84.6°F 29.2°C
84.1°F 28.9°C
79.1°F 26.2°C
69.1°F 20.6°C
58.2°F 14.6°C
48.1°F 8.9°C
66.6°F 19.2°C
Avg low °F(°C)
35.4°F 1.9°C
43.0°F 6.1°C
51.6°F 10.9°C
59.9°F 15.5°C
64.1°F 17.8°C
63.1°F 17.3°C
56.6°F 13.7°C
44.2°F 6.8°C
35.9°F 2.2°C
28.2°F -2.1°C
44.4°F 6.9°C
Rain (inches)
3.2 in.
3.4 in.
3.7 in.
3.3 in.
3.8 in.
3.5 in.
4.3 in.
3.2 in.
3.3 in.
2.6 in.
2.9 in.
3.4 in.
40.7 in.
Snow (inches)
5.2 in.
4.2 in.
2.3 in.
0.4 in.
0.05 in.
0.05 in.
0.0 in.
0.0 in.
0.05 in.
0.0 in.
0.9 in.
2.6 in.
15.6 in.
Sources for Hampton (Bristol-Johnson City, Tennessee) climate statistics: