About This Place
Englewood is a town in McMinn County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 1,590 at the 2000 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km²), all of it land. The town is situated in the Chestuee Creek Valley, a broad valley carved by a tributary of the Hiwassee River, which passes a few miles to the southwest. The Unicoi Mountains, part of the greater Blue Ridge Range, dominate the horizon to the south. U.S. Route 411 connects Englewood to Madisonville to the northeast and Etowah to the south. Tennessee State Highway 39 (South Niota Road and West Athens Street) connects Englewood to Athens, opposite the hills to the west and as Tellico Street, connects Englewood to Tellico Plains to the east.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,590 people, 670 households, and 456 families residing in the town. The population density was 934.4 people per square mile (361.1/km²). There were 760 housing units at an average density of 446.6 per square mile (172.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.67% White, 0.06% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.44% from other races, and 1.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.94% of the population.