Claiborne County , Tennessee

Claiborne County: County in Tennessee, United States


Claiborne County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 32,213 and a population density of 28 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 32,023 inhabitants. Its county seat is Tazewell. The county was created 220 years ago in 1801.

Claiborne County Quick Facts

Population : 32,023 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Different from : Claiborne Parish, Claiborne County
Area : 1144 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.6%
Land as percent of area : 98.4%
Named for : William C. C. Claiborne
Altitude : 1,079 feet / 329 meters
Capital : Tazewell
Establishment : October 10, 1801
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 13:48:25 (20th May 2022)
Density : 28 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.59% (2010-2020)
Claiborne County locator map
Location of Claiborne County on Tennessee map.
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Claiborne-county-courthouse-tn1 image


Claiborne County is located at 36°29'9"N 83°39'38"W (36.4858500, -83.6604200). It has 7 neighbors: Campbell County, Bell County, Whitley County, Grainger County, Hancock County, Union County and Lee County.

Claiborne County map

The largest city of Claiborne County is Harrogate with a population of 4,362. Other cities include, New Tazewell population 2,705 and Tazewell population 2,275. See all Claiborne County cities & populated places.

Claiborne County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Harrogate 4,362 City in the United States
New Tazewell 2,705 City in Claiborne County, Tennessee, United States of America
Tazewell 2,275 City in Claiborne County, Tennessee, United States
Cumberland Gap 487 Town in Tennessee, USA

Claiborne County has 7 neighbours.

  • Tazewell


According to census records, the population of Claiborne County decreased by 0.59% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 32,213 - census
2011 32,106 -0.33% estimation process
2012 31,763 -1.08% estimation process
2013 31,627 -0.43% estimation process
2014 31,571 -0.18% estimation process
2015 31,555 -0.05% estimation process
2016 31,634 0.25% estimation process
2017 31,661 0.09% estimation process
2018 31,850 0.59% estimation process
2019 31,959 0.34% estimation process
2020 32,023 0.2% estimation process

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People born in Claiborne County (3)

People born in Claiborne County, including politician Thomas B. Fugate, financier and second president of the Pennsylvania Railroad William C. Patterson, politician Jerry Sexton, .


Other places with the same name (2)

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