Area Information

Weather

If there is one thing every resident of the area will agree on, it would be the entire region has an envious climate year-round.

The beautiful lush flower filled Springs, warm clear Summers, mild Winters and breathtaking Fall colors are all you really need to know that you’ve found a great place to call home.

 

Climate Info
Annual average temperature 60 Degrees Average annual days above 32 degrees 266
Record Highest Temp ( July 1980 ) 105 Degrees Average annual precipitation: 59″
Record Lowest Temp ( January 1985 ) -16 Degrees Average annual snow & sleet: 5″
Prevailing winds:
Summer – Southwest to Northwest
Winter – Northwest to Southeast

If there is one thing every resident of the area will agree on, it would be the entire region has an envious climate year-round.
 
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Demographics

McMinn County’s Population is estimated at 49,015, ranking 26th in the state in size.

Incorporated cities within McMinn County include: Athens, the county seat; Calhoun; Englewood; Etowah; and Niota.

Neighboring counties include: Bradley; Loudon; Meigs; Monroe; Polk, where the Ocoee River is located; and Roane.

 

POPULATION( 1970-2000 )
1970 1980 1990 2000
Population Population %Change Population %Change Population %Change
McMinn County 35462 41878 15.3 42383 1.2 49015 15.7
Athens 11790 12080 2.4 12054 -02 13334 10.6
Etowah 3736 3898 4.2 3815 -2.1 3663 -.04
Englewood 1878 1840 -2.0 1611 -12.4 1590 -1.3
Niota 629 765 17.8 745 -2.6 781 4.8
Calhoun 624 590 -5.4 552 -6.4 496 -10.1

 

State Population Ranking(1980-2000)
1980 1990 2000
McMinn County 24 25 26
Athens 31 34 36
Etowah 91 93 111
Englewood 145 155 187
Niota 226 231 260
Calhoun 255 261 297
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