Grainger County, Tennessee

Grainger County: County in Tennessee, United States


Grainger County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,657 and a population density of 29 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 23,565 inhabitants. Its county seat is Rutledge. The county was created 227 years ago in 1796.

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

Quick Facts about Grainger County

Population : 23,565 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Area : 783 km2
Water as percent of area : 7.2%
Land as percent of area : 92.8%
Altitude : 1,480 feet / 451 meters
Capital : Rutledge
Establishment : April 04, 1796
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 07:01:37 (29th September 2023)
Density : 30 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.85% (2010-2020)
Weather : 81℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather
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Grainger County is located at 36°16'35"N 83°30'35"W (36.2762500, -83.5096200). It has 6 neighbors: Claiborne County, Hamblen County, Hancock County, Hawkins County, Jefferson County and Union County.

Grainger County map

The largest city of Grainger County is Blaine with a population of 1,869. . See all Grainger County cities & populated places.

Grainger County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Bean Station 3,134 Town in Grainger and Hawkins counties, Tennessee, United States
Blaine 1,869 City in Grainger County, Tennessee, United States
Rutledge 1,351 American town in Grainger County, Tennessee


Grainger County forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 0 to 5 mph. more

Grainger County has 6 neighbours.

  • Rutledge


The population of Grainger County increased by 3.85% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 22,657 - census
2011 22,753 0.42% estimation process
2012 22,689 -0.28% estimation process
2013 22,739 0.22% estimation process
2014 22,862 0.54% estimation process
2015 22,848 -0.06% estimation process
2016 23,095 1.07% estimation process
2017 23,106 0.05% estimation process
2018 23,137 0.13% estimation process
2019 23,320 0.78% estimation process
2020 23,565 1.04% estimation process

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People born in Grainger County (5)

People born in Grainger County, including politician Samuel Bunch, politician John K. Shields, politician Spencer Jarnagin, .


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