Giles County, Tennessee

Giles County: County in Tennessee, United States

About

Giles County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 29,485 and a population density of 19 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 29,530 inhabitants. Its county seat is Pulaski. The county was created 214 years ago in 1809.

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

Quick Facts about Giles County

Population : 29,530 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Different from : Giles County
Area : 1583 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.04%
Land as percent of area : 99.96%
Named for : William Branch Giles
Altitude : 784 feet / 239 meters
Capital : Pulaski
Establishment : November 11, 1809
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 17:35:16 (15th April 2024)
Density : 19 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.15% (2010-2020)
Giles County Tennessee Courthouse image
Giles County Tennessee Courthouse
Giles County Tennessee Courthouse image

Geography

Giles County is located at 35°12'8"N 87°2'5"W (35.2021500, -87.0347800). It has 6 neighbors: Lauderdale County, Limestone County, Lawrence County, Lincoln County, Marshall County and Maury County.

Giles County map

The largest city of Giles County is Pulaski with a population of 7,524. Other cities include, Ardmore population 1,218, Minor Hill population 533, Elkton population 522 and Lynnville population 311. See all Giles County cities & populated places.

Giles County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Giles County.

City Name Population Title
Pulaski 7,524 City in Tennessee, United States
Ardmore 1,218 Human settlement in Giles County, Tennessee, United States of America
Minor Hill 533 City in Giles County, Tennessee, United States
Elkton 522 Human settlement in Giles County, Tennessee, United States of America
Lynnville 311 Human settlement in Giles County, Tennessee, United States of America

Giles County has 6 neighbours.

  • Pulaski

Demographics

The population of Giles County increased by 0.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 29,485 - census
2011 29,284 -0.69% estimation process
2012 28,969 -1.09% estimation process
2013 28,801 -0.58% estimation process
2014 28,819 0.06% estimation process
2015 28,973 0.53% estimation process
2016 29,165 0.66% estimation process
2017 29,379 0.73% estimation process
2018 29,446 0.23% estimation process
2019 29,464 0.06% estimation process
2020 29,530 0.22% estimation process

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People born in Giles County (15)

People born in Giles County, including Confederate Army general John C. Brown, Civil War general George Gordon, political scientist John Burgess, .

List

  • Luke Edward Wright (Confederate Army officer (1846-1922)) he was born in 29/08/1846
  • Donald Davidson (American poet, essayist, critic and author) he was born in 08/08/1893
  • Charles R. Brewer (American preacher) he was born in 01/01/1890
  • Don Whitmire (American football player (1922-1991)) he was born in 01/07/1922
  • Elijah Sterling Clack Robertson (Early white settler to Texas, Robertson's Colony, Son of Sterling C. Robertson) he was born in 23/08/1820
  • James David Vaughan (American music teacher, composer and song book publisher) he was born in 14/12/1864
  • Preston Smith (Confederate States Army general during American Civil War) he was born in 25/12/1823
  • Eddie Bass (American politician) he was born in 03/11/1957
  • Newton H. White (American politician) he was born in 02/09/1860
  • Edwin M. Gardner (American painter) he was born in 12/10/1845
  • Edmund William Cole (confederate veteran and businessman) he was born in 19/07/1827
  • Neill S. Brown (American politician and diplomat, Governor of Tennessee (1810-1886)) he was born in 18/04/1810

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