Cannon County, Tennessee

Cannon County: County in Tennessee, United States


Cannon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,801 and a population density of 20 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 14,847 inhabitants. Its county seat is Woodbury. The county was created 186 years ago in 1836.

Quick Facts about Cannon County

Population : 14,847 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Area : 688 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.02%
Land as percent of area : 99.98%
Named for : Newton Cannon
Altitude : 1,099 feet / 335 meters
Capital : Woodbury
Establishment : January 01, 1836
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 10:23:41 (3rd December 2022)
Density : 22 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.05% (2010-2020)
Cannon County locator map
Location of Cannon County on Tennessee map.
Cannon county courthouse 9749 image
Cannon county courthouse 9749
Cannon county courthouse 9749 image


Cannon County is located at 35°48'31"N 86°3'42"W (35.8086800, -86.0617400). It has 3 neighbors: DeKalb County, Warren County and Wilson County.

Cannon County map

The largest city of Cannon County is Pleasant View with a population of 5,055. Other cities include, Woodbury population 2,971, New Hope population 1,047 and Auburntown population 266. See all Cannon County cities & populated places.

Cannon County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Pleasant View 5,055 Human settlement in Cheatham County, Tennessee, United States of America
Woodbury 2,971 City in Tennessee
New Hope 1,047 City in Marion County, Tennessee, United States
Auburntown 266 Human settlement in Cannon County, Tennessee, United States of America

Cannon County has 3 neighbours.

  • Woodbury


The population of Cannon County increased by 7.05% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,801 - census
2011 13,724 -0.56% estimation process
2012 13,789 0.47% estimation process
2013 13,700 -0.65% estimation process
2014 13,572 -0.94% estimation process
2015 13,740 1.22% estimation process
2016 13,876 0.98% estimation process
2017 14,157 1.98% estimation process
2018 14,440 1.96% estimation process
2019 14,678 1.62% estimation process
2020 14,847 1.14% estimation process

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People born in Cannon County (1)

Restoration Movement preacher and writer Tolbert Fanning was born in Cannon County

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