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Jellico is a city in Campbell County, in the La Follette metro area.
One tradition says the community was named for a type of plant; another says it is a misspelling of Jerrico (which may have been a misspelling for the biblical Jericho)
The latitude of Jellico is 36.587N. The longitude is -84.126W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 978 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,472.
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10% of Jellico residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jellico ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jellico was $11,587, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Jellico residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jellico, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $180. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $583.
Libraries in Jellico include Jellico Public Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Jellico include WPXK.
Campbell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jellico political report.
The average commute time for Jellico workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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