Hancock County , Tennessee

Hancock County: County in Tennessee, United States


Hancock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,819 and a population density of 12 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 6,493 inhabitants. Its county seat is Sneedville. The county was created 178 years ago in 1843.

Hancock County Quick Facts

Population : 6,493 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Different from : Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County
Area : 579 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : John Hancock
Capital : Sneedville
Establishment : January 01, 1844
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 18:05:53 (24th September 2022)
Density : 11 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.02% (2010-2020)
Hancock County locator map
Location of Hancock County on Tennessee map.
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Hancock-county-courthouse-tn1 image


Hancock County is located at 36°31'25"N 83°13'19"W (36.5236500, -83.2218300). It has 5 neighbors: Claiborne County, Grainger County, Hawkins County, Lee County and Scott County.

Hancock County map

The largest city of Hancock County is Sneedville with a population of 1,322. . See all Hancock County cities & populated places.

Hancock County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Sneedville 1,322 City in Hancock County, Tennessee, United States of America

Hancock County has 5 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Hancock County decreased by 5.02% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,819 - census
2011 6,708 -1.65% estimation process
2012 6,657 -0.77% estimation process
2013 6,621 -0.54% estimation process
2014 6,619 -0.03% estimation process
2015 6,577 -0.64% estimation process
2016 6,583 0.09% estimation process
2017 6,593 0.15% estimation process
2018 6,561 -0.49% estimation process
2019 6,620 0.89% estimation process
2020 6,493 -1.96% estimation process

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People born in Hancock County (2)

People born in Hancock County, including bluegrass singer Jimmy Martin, politician Bruce Hurley, .


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