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Mount Carmel, Tennessee
|City of Mount Carmel|
Town (City) of Mount Carmel sign along Main Street
Location in Hawkins County, Tennessee
|• Total||6.65 sq mi (17.22 km2)|
|• Land||6.64 sq mi (17.20 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|Elevation||1,365 ft (416 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||796.93/sq mi (307.71/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1294565|
Mount Carmel is a city in Hawkins County, Tennessee, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,429, an increase of 634 since the 2000 census. It is part of the Kingsport–Bristol (TN)–Bristol (VA) Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson City–Kingsport–Bristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area – commonly known as the "Tri-Cities" region.
Mount Carmel was once recognized as the only town in the United States to be totally on one side of the road. Since then, the city has secured property on the other side of the road and has built a cemetery.
Mount Carmel is located at United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.8 square miles (18 km2), of which 6.8 square miles (18 km2) is land and 0.15% is water.(36.565666, -82.653265). According to the
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||45||0.82%|
|Hispanic or Latino||77||1.41%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 5,473 people, 2,184 households, and 1,614 families residing in the town.
Mount Carmel has one school, Mount Carmel Elementary School, which provides teaching for pre-kindergarten through 4th grade children. The school is part of the Hawkins County School District. Children in fifth and sixth grade attend Church Hill Intermediate School. Seventh and Eighth graders attend Church Hill Middle School. High school students attend Volunteer Comprehensive High School.
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