General Facts

The Town of Farragut encompasses 16.2 square miles. Farragut is bound to the north by Interstate 40/75, except at Campbell Station Road, Snyder Road, and the Outlets Drive area; to the south by Turkey Creek Road and the Norfolk Southern Railroad line; to the west at the Loudon County line; and to the east by Lovell Road (on the north side of Kingston Pike and Thornton Heights) and Concord Hills subdivisions (on the south side of Kingston Pike).

Area


  • Region: East
  • County: Knox
  • Distance From:
    • Atlanta, 240 miles
    • Nashville, 185 miles

Climate


  • Annual Average Temperature: 70 degrees
  • Monthly Average High Temp: January 46 degrees, July 88 degrees
  • Monthly Average Low Temp: January 30 degrees, July 65 degrees
  • Annual Average Precipitation: 47.86 inches
  • Annual Average Snowfall: 6 inches
  • Elevation: 936 feet above sea level
  • Prevailing Winds: Southwest
  • Mean Length of Freeze-Free Period: 214 days

Demographics

  • 2020 Population: 23,506 (2020 Census)
  • 2016 Population: 22,676 (2016 Special Census)
  • 2010 Population: 20,676 (2010 Census)
  • Median Household Income: $109,156
Source: United States Census Bureau


Property Tax & Sales Tax

The Town of Farragut does not have a municipal property tax. Farragut residents pay the same property tax as other Knox County residents, $2.32 per $100 of assessed property value. Property is assessed at 25% of the residential market value and 40% of the commercial market value. Sales tax in Knox County is 9.25% except for groceries, which are taxed at 5.25%.

Visit the Knox County Trustee page or the Knox County Property Assessor page for more information.

Commuting

Farragut is ideally located for commuting to Oak Ridge, Knoxville, Maryville, Alcoa, Loudon County, and the McGhee Tyson Airport. In addition, its access to recreational opportunities such as Tennessee’s waterways (7 lakes), the Smoky Mountains, the nationally acclaimed Knoxville Zoo, numerous cultural outlets and tourist areas (such as Gatlinburg), and award-winning Knox County schools makes Farragut a premier community.

A commuter lot is available at the southwest corner of Campbell Station Road and Campbell Lakes Drive for residents who share rides to the downtown area or the University of Tennessee campus. The commuter lot also serves as the trail head for the Grigsby Chapel Greenway.

Transportation

Airport: McGhee Tyson
  • Serves the metropolitan Knoxville area
  • Located in Alcoa, Tennessee
Railroads: CSX and Norfolk Southern

Interstate Highways: 40, 75, 81, 140, and 640

U.S. Highways: 11, 25, 70, 129, 321, 411, 441, and 25W

Navigable Waterway: Tennessee River
  • Channel depth is 9 feet