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Knox County, Tennessee

US county information
NameKnox County
US Area
Total Area526 sq mi (1362.3 km2)
Land Area508 sq mi (1315.7 km2)
Water Area17 sq mi (44 km2)
Population432226 (2010)
Density290/km2 (751.1/sq mi)
FoundedJune 11, 1792

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Knox County is a county in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its 2007 population was estimated at 423,874 by the United States Census Bureau. Its county seat is Knoxville, as it has been since the creation of the county. The county is at the geographical center of the Great Valley of East Tennessee. Near the heart of the county is the origin of the Tennessee River at the union of the Holston and French Broad Rivers.

The county is included in the Knoxville Metropolitan Area.

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