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Erwin is a city in Unicoi County, in the Johnson City metro area.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Erwin is 36.145N. The longitude is -82.416W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,673 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,764.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$29,644
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Erwin demographic reports
Erwin is on the Nolichucky River, in the Cherokee National Forest
Former and merged names include:
· Greasy Cove
· Unika
· Longmire
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 7. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Unicoi County Apple Festival - Oct. 5-6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Erwin web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Nolichucky River, Appalachian Trail
Historic sites and museums: Unicoi County Heritage Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Erwin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Unicoi County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Johnson City-Kingsport area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37650 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Erwin residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Erwin ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Erwin was $15,868, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Erwin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Erwin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $281.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $736.


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Libraries in Erwin include Unicoi County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Erwin include Erwin Record

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Unicoi County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Erwin political report.

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The average commute time for Erwin workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Erwin include Holiday Inn Express, Super 8, Super 8.

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