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Gatlinburg is a city in Sevier County, in the Sevierville metro area.

The community was named for Radford Gatlin, local leader.

The latitude of Gatlinburg is 35.714N. The longitude is -83.51W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,293 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,870.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$37,606
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Gatlinburg demographic reports
Gatlinburg is on the Little Pigeon River.
Former and merged names include:
· White Oak Flats
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 22. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 5.8 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Scottish Festival Grand Parade - May 18, 2007
  • Gatlinburg's Winterfest Kickoff - Nov. 7, 2007
  • Mountainfest - Aug. 17-18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Gatlinburg web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Gatlinburg attractions: Aerial Tramway, Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Historic sites and museums: Guinness World Records Museum, Star Cars Museum, Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Gatlinburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sevier County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Knoxville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37738 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Gatlinburg residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gatlinburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gatlinburg was $19,678, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Gatlinburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Gatlinburg include Roaring Fork Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Gatlinburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $516.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,111.


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Libraries in Gatlinburg include Anna Porter Public Library ... View libraries

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Gatlinburg workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Gatlinburg include Best Western Fabulous Chalet, Econo Lodge, Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Edgewater Hotel Gatlinburg, Fairfield Inn Gatlinburg, Gatlinburg Towers, Guesthouse International Gatlinburg, Holiday Inn Sunspree Resorts, Howard Johnson, Microtel Inn ... More hotels.

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