Bledsoe County , Tennessee

Bledsoe County: County in Tennessee, United States


Bledsoe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,876 and a population density of 12 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 15,223 inhabitants. Its county seat is Pikeville. The county was created 215 years ago in 1806.

Bledsoe County Quick Facts

Population : 15,223 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Different from : Bledsoe
Area : 1053 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.08%
Land as percent of area : 99.92%
Named for : Anthony Bledsoe
Altitude : 873 feet / 266 meters
Capital : Pikeville
Establishment : January 01, 1807
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 23:04:23 (22nd January 2022)
Density : 14 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 15.42% (2010-2020)
Weather : 41℉ Sunny 7-days weather
Bledsoe County locator map
Location of Bledsoe County on Tennessee map.
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Bledsoe-county-tennessee-courthouse1 image


Bledsoe County is located at 35°35'47"N 85°12'19"W (35.5964200, -85.2051600). It has 5 neighbors: Cumberland County, Hamilton County, Rhea County, Sequatchie County and Van Buren County.

Bledsoe County map

The largest city of Bledsoe County is Pikeville with a population of 1,781. Other cities include and Friendship population 660. See all Bledsoe County cities & populated places.

Bledsoe County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bledsoe County.

City Name Population Title
Pikeville 1,781 City in Bledsoe County, Tennessee, United States of America
Friendship 660 City in Crockett County, Tennessee, United States


Bledsoe County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 41. Southeast wind 0 to 5 mph. more

Bledsoe County has 5 neighbours.

  • Pikeville


The population of Bledsoe County increased by 15.42% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,876 - census
2011 12,992 0.89% estimation process
2012 12,926 -0.51% estimation process
2013 13,910 7.07% estimation process
2014 14,501 4.08% estimation process
2015 14,601 0.68% estimation process
2016 14,738 0.93% estimation process
2017 14,895 1.05% estimation process
2018 14,883 -0.08% estimation process
2019 15,064 1.2% estimation process
2020 15,223 1.04% estimation process

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People born in Bledsoe County (2)

People born in Bledsoe County, including musician R. E. Winsett, politician and general James G. Spears, .


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