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Kimball Town Hall
Location of Kimball in Marion County, Tennessee.
|• Total||5.31 sq mi (13.76 km2)|
|• Land||5.31 sq mi (13.76 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||679 ft (207 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||272.83/sq mi (105.34/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1314134|
Kimball was founded in 1890 as a model industrial city by Hanniball Kimball, with support of the British Anglo-American Company, Limited. The location was chosen to be similar to another planned city, Colorado Springs. It was backed by mountains, with three miles of frontage on the Tennessee River and rail connections on the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railway.
The town suffered damage after it was struck by an EF 2 tornado on November 14, 2007. The storm left nine injured, along a damage path of approximately two miles in length.
Kimball is located at(35.046956, -85.674476).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.9 square miles (13 km2), all land.
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||23||1.49%|
|Hispanic or Latino||59||3.82%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,545 people, 683 households, and 526 families residing in the town.
Kimball is home to a satellite campus of Chattanooga State Community College.
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