About This Place
Surgoinsville is a town in Hawkins County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 1,484 at the 2000 census. In 2003 the estimated population was 1,691. 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.
The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.8 per 1,000 people.
Some scenes from The River were shot here.