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Norris is a city in Anderson County, in the Knoxville metro area.

The community was named for George W. Norris, U.S. senator from NE.

The latitude of Norris is 36.195N. The longitude is -84.068W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,073 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,408.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$47,105
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Norris demographic reports
Norris is on the Clinch River.
Norris was founded as a model town in the 1930s to be administered by the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Norris Dam was completed in 1936.

Local festivals include:
  • Tennessee Fall Homecoming - Oct. 11-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Norris web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Norris Dam State Park
Historic sites and museums: Lenoir Museum, Museum of Appalachia
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Norris demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Anderson 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 37828 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Norris residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Norris ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Norris was $29,832, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

43% of Norris residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Norris include Norris District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Norris, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $293.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $900.


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Libraries in Norris include Norris Community Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Norris workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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