Cheatham County , Tennessee

Cheatham County: County in Tennessee, United States


Cheatham County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 39,105 and a population density of 49 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 41,101 inhabitants. Its county seat is Ashland City. The county was created 166 years ago in 1856.

Cheatham County Quick Facts

Population : 41,101 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Area : 795 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.5%
Land as percent of area : 98.5%
Named for : Edward Saunders Cheatham
Altitude : 663 feet / 202 meters
Capital : Ashland City
Establishment : February 02, 1856
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 20:25:25 (28th September 2022)
Density : 52 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.86% (2010-2020)
Cheatham County locator map
Location of Cheatham County on Tennessee map.
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Cheatham-county-courthouse-tn1 image


Cheatham County is located at 36°15'40"N 87°5'12"W (36.2611700, -87.0867800). It has 4 neighbors: Davidson County, Dickson County, Montgomery County and Williamson County.

Cheatham County map

The largest city of Cheatham County is Germantown with a population of 39,186. Other cities include, Greenbrier population 6,905, Kingston Springs population 2,714 and Pegram population 2,056. See all Cheatham County cities & populated places.

Cheatham County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Germantown 39,186 City in Shelby County, Tennessee
Greenbrier 6,905 Human settlement in Robertson County, Tennessee, United States of America
Ashland City 4,748 Town in Tennessee, United States
Kingston Springs 2,714 City in Cheatham County, Tennessee, United States of America
Pegram 2,056 City in Cheatham County, Tennessee, United States of America

Cheatham County has 4 neighbours.


The population of Cheatham County increased by 4.86% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 39,105 - census
2011 38,986 -0.31% estimation process
2012 39,231 0.62% estimation process
2013 39,340 0.28% estimation process
2014 39,610 0.68% estimation process
2015 39,593 -0.04% estimation process
2016 39,775 0.46% estimation process
2017 40,366 1.46% estimation process
2018 40,502 0.34% estimation process
2019 40,667 0.41% estimation process
2020 41,101 1.06% estimation process

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People born in Cheatham County (1)

American country rapper Upchurch was born in Cheatham County

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County Name Population Title
Shelby County 936,017 County in Tennessee, United States
Davidson County 694,176 County in Tennessee, United States
Nashville 684,410 Consolidated city-county in Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, and the state capital of Tennessee
Memphis 649,705 County seat of Shelby County, Tennessee, United States
New South Memphis 641,608 City in United States of America
Knox County 475,609 County in Maine, United States
Hamilton County 371,662 County in Tennessee, United States
Rutherford County 339,261 County in North Carolina, United States
Williamson County 245,348 County in Tennessee, United States
Montgomery County 214,251 County in Tennessee, United States
Sumner County 195,561 County in Tennessee, United States
Knoxville 190,223 County seat of Knox County, Tennessee, United States; third-largest city in Tennessee
Chattanooga 184,742 City in and county seat of Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States
Clarksville 161,247 City in Tennessee
Sullivan County 158,755 County in New York, United States
East Chattanooga 154,024 City in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States of America