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About Elizabethton

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Carter County/Elizabethton

Region:
Eastern USA

State & County: TN / Carter

Sq. Miles: 341

Carter County/ Elizabethton is situated in the Appalachian Mountains in East Tennessee. Two interstates (I-26 and I-81) also traverse the local area.

CLIMATE
Average Temp - Monthly High Jan. 41F July 89F
Average Temp - Monthly Low Jan. 27F July 62F
Annual 57
Annual Avg. Precipitation 54"
Annual Avg. Snowfall
16.5"
Elevation 1,530'
Prevailing Winds Southwest
Mean Length of Freeze Free Period (Days) 182
Elizabethton General Stats
Pop. 13,933 Geographic Area 9.5 sq. miles
Real property tax rate: $1.78 per $100 of assessed value
Local option sales tax rate: 2.25 percent
25 percent residential

40 percent industrial and commercial

Founded
1799
Date of Incorporation
1905
Form of Government
Modified City Manager - Council
Area
9.8 Square Miles
Miles of Streets
105.15 Miles (one-way)
Number of Street Lights
3,313
Number of Housing Units
5,964
POPULATION
Year
City
County
1990
11,931
51,505
2000
13,372
56,742
2010
14,176
57,424
 
 

City of Elizabethton
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