Chester County, Tennessee

Chester County: County in Tennessee, United States


Chester County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,131 and a population density of 23 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 17,432 inhabitants. Its county seat is Henderson. The county was created 140 years ago in 1881.

Quick Facts about Chester County

Population : 17,432 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Different from : Chester County, Chester County
Area : 748 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.08%
Land as percent of area : 99.92%
Named for : Robert I. Chester
Capital : Henderson
Establishment : January 01, 1882
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 08:22:02 (30th June 2022)
Density : 23 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.73% (2010-2020)
Chester County locator map
Location of Chester County on Tennessee map.
Chester county tennessee courthouse image
Chester county tennessee courthouse
Chester county tennessee courthouse image


Chester County is located at 35°25'18"N 88°36'48"W (35.4217500, -88.6134600). It has 5 neighbors: Hardin County, Hardeman County, Henderson County, Madison County and McNairy County.

Chester County map

The largest city of Chester County is Henderson with a population of 6,417. Other cities include and Enville population 189. See all Chester County cities & populated places.

Chester County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Henderson 6,417 City in Chester County, Tennessee
Enville 189 City in Tennessee, United States of America

Chester County has 5 neighbours.

  • Henderson


The population of Chester County increased by 1.73% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,131 - census
2011 17,150 0.11% estimation process
2012 17,076 -0.43% estimation process
2013 17,116 0.23% estimation process
2014 17,136 0.12% estimation process
2015 17,123 -0.08% estimation process
2016 17,130 0.04% estimation process
2017 17,154 0.14% estimation process
2018 17,245 0.53% estimation process
2019 17,297 0.3% estimation process
2020 17,432 0.77% estimation process

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