Hawkins County, Tennessee

Hawkins County: County in Tennessee, United States


Hawkins County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 56,833 and a population density of 44 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 56,775 inhabitants. Its county seat is Rogersville. The county was created 236 years ago in 1786.

Quick Facts about Hawkins County

Population : 56,775 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Area : 1294 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.5%
Land as percent of area : 97.5%
Named for : Benjamin Hawkins
Altitude : 1,276 feet / 389 meters
Capital : Rogersville
Establishment : November 11, 1786
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 17:36:47 (8th June 2023)
Density : 44 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.1% (2010-2020)
Hawkins County locator map
Location of Hawkins County on Tennessee map.
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HawkinsCountyCourthouse image


Hawkins County is located at 36°26'28"N 82°56'41"W (36.4411700, -82.9446800). It has 6 neighbors: Greene County, Grainger County, Hamblen County, Hancock County, Washington County and Scott County.

Hawkins County map

The largest city of Hawkins County is Church Hill with a population of 6,643. Other cities include, Rogersville population 4,364, Surgoinsville population 1,754 and Petersburg population 576. See all Hawkins County cities & populated places.

Hawkins County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Church Hill 6,643 City in Tennessee
Mount Carmel 5,425 Town in Hawkins County, Tennessee, United States
Rogersville 4,364 County seat of Hawkins County, Tennessee, United States
Surgoinsville 1,754 City in Hawkins County, Tennessee, United States of America
Bulls Gap 717 Town in Hawkins County, Tennessee, United States
Petersburg 576 City located in Lincoln and Marshall County, Tennessee

Hawkins County has 6 neighbours.

  • Rogersville


According to census records, the population of Hawkins County decreased by 0.1% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 56,833 - census
2011 56,621 -0.37% estimation process
2012 56,560 -0.11% estimation process
2013 56,696 0.24% estimation process
2014 56,481 -0.38% estimation process
2015 56,370 -0.2% estimation process
2016 56,565 0.34% estimation process
2017 56,620 0.1% estimation process
2018 56,713 0.16% estimation process
2019 56,786 0.13% estimation process
2020 56,775 -0.02% estimation process

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People born in Hawkins County (9)

People born in Hawkins County, including politician Richard C. Byrd, politician Edward Cross, lawman Commodore Perry Owens, .


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