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Viola is a town in Warren County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 129 at the 2000 census and 131 at the 2010 census.
Viola is located at 35°32′17″N 85°51′38″W (35.538085, -85.860606).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.
Viola was founded in the late 1700s as the settlement of Blue Springs. It was home to one of the earliest churches in Tennessee of the Separate Baptists and several members of the denomination lived there. The settlement formerly named Blue Springs was named Viola with the opening of the first post office on August 23, 1858. The post office was named for Viola, the fictional character in Shakespeare's play Twelfth Night.
Until closing in 1973 the Viola Mill produced the popular regional brand of flour "Viola's Best." This mill was later scrapped and the materials used to build a mill at The Farm.
As of the census of 2000, there were 129 people, 52 households, and 37 families residing in the town. The population density was 776.0 people per square mile (293.0/km²). There were 59 housing units at an average density of 354.9 per square mile (134.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 85.27% White, 3.88% African American, 4.65% from other races, and 6.20% from two or more races.