Cocke County , Tennessee

Cocke County: County in Tennessee, United States

Cocke County locator map
Location of Cocke County on Tennessee map.


Cocke County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 35,662 and a population density of 31 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 36,004 inhabitants. Its county seat is Newport. The county was created 223 years ago in 1797.


Cocke County is located at 35°55'32"N 83°7'16"W (35.9254200, -83.1211600). It has 5 neighbors: Greene County, Haywood County, Madison County, Hamblen County and Jefferson County.

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The largest city of Cocke County is Newport with a population of 6,884. Other cities include and Parrottsville population 293. See all Cocke County cities & populated places.


Cocke County forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

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Cocke County map

Cocke County Quick Facts

Population : 36,004 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Area : 1148 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.9%
Land as percent of area : 98.1%
Named for : William Cocke
Altitude : 1,102 feet / 336 meters
Capital : Newport
Establishment : October 10, 1797
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 11:08:59 (30th July 2021)
Density : 31 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 0.95% (2010-2019)
Weather : 84℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Cocke County has 5 neighbours.

  • Newport


The population of Cocke County increased by 0.95% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 35,662 - census
2011 35,432 -0.65% estimation process
2012 35,530 0.28% estimation process
2013 35,400 -0.37% estimation process
2014 35,266 -0.38% estimation process
2015 35,138 -0.36% estimation process
2016 35,234 0.27% estimation process
2017 35,528 0.83% estimation process
2018 35,858 0.92% estimation process
2019 36,004 0.41% estimation process

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People born in Cocke County (4)

People born in Cocke County, including operatic soprano and actress in musical theatre and film Grace Moore, lawyer Felix A. Reeve, politician Charles Inman, you can see a list of people who born in Cocke County.

  • John Bitting Smith Norton (U.S. botanist and mycologist (1872–1966))

Cocke County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Newport 6,884 City in Cocke County, Tennessee, United States
Parrottsville 293 Human settlement in Cocke County, Tennessee, United States of America

Tennessee Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Tennessee 6,829,174 State of the United States of America
Shelby County 937,166 County in Tennessee, United States
Davidson County 694,144 County in Tennessee, United States
Nashville 684,410 Consolidated city-county in Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, and the state capital of Tennessee
Memphis 651,073 County seat of Shelby County, Tennessee, United States
New South Memphis 641,608 City in United States of America
Knox County 470,313 County in Maine, United States
Hamilton County 367,804 County in Tennessee, United States
Rutherford County 332,285 County in North Carolina, United States
Williamson County 238,412 County in Tennessee, United States
Montgomery County 208,993 County in Tennessee, United States
Sumner County 191,283 County in Tennessee, United States
Knoxville 187,603 County seat of Knox County, Tennessee, United States; third-largest city in Tennessee
Chattanooga 182,799 City in and county seat of Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States
Sullivan County 158,348 County in New York, United States
Clarksville 158,146 City in Tennessee

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