Haywood County, Tennessee

Haywood County: County in Tennessee, United States


Haywood County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,787 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 17,002 inhabitants. Its county seat is Brownsville. The county was created 201 years ago in 1822.

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

Quick Facts about Haywood County

Population : 17,002 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Different from : Haywood County
Area : 1383 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : John Haywood
Capital : Brownsville
Establishment : January 01, 1823
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 22:14:26 (22nd February 2024)
Density : 12 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.5% (2010-2020)
Brownsville TN 2012-04-08 004 image
Brownsville TN 2012-04-08 004
Brownsville TN 2012-04-08 004 image


Haywood County is located at 35°34'60"N 89°17'2"W (35.5832200, -89.2838400). It has 5 neighbors: Fayette County, Hardeman County, Lauderdale County, Madison County and Tipton County.

Haywood County map

Haywood County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Brownsville 9,232 Town in Haywood County, Tennessee, United States
Bradford 974 Town in Gibson County, Tennessee, United States
Stanton 418 Town in Tennessee

Haywood County has 5 neighbours.

  • Brownsville


According to census records, the population of Haywood County decreased by 10.5% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,787 - census
2011 18,546 -1.3% estimation process
2012 18,276 -1.48% estimation process
2013 18,234 -0.23% estimation process
2014 18,235 0.01% estimation process
2015 18,036 -1.1% estimation process
2016 17,822 -1.2% estimation process
2017 17,607 -1.22% estimation process
2018 17,347 -1.5% estimation process
2019 17,304 -0.25% estimation process
2020 17,002 -1.78% estimation process

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People born in Haywood County (6)

People born in Haywood County, including country singer, songwriter, author, actor, and radio host Alex Harvey, United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient Jesse Whitfield Covington, politician and diplomat Alfred Alexander Freeman, .


  • Thomas Mann (American politician in the state of Iowa) he was born in 15/12/1949
  • Elbert Williams (American, head of the local NAACP, who was murdered for registering to vote) he was born in 01/01/1908
  • Alline Bullock (American songwriter) she was born in 01/12/1936

Other places with the same name (2)

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Hamilton County 371,662 County in Tennessee, United States
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