Jefferson County , Tennessee

Jefferson County: County in Tennessee, United States

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

About

Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 51,407 and a population density of 63 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 55,307 inhabitants. Its county seat is Dandridge. The county was created 229 years ago in 1792.

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Geography

Jefferson County is located at 36°3'4"N 83°26'47"W (36.0509900, -83.4463100). It has 3 neighbors: Cocke County, Grainger County and Hamblen County.

Jefferson County map

The largest city of Jefferson County is White Pine with a population of 2,634. Other cities include and Baneberry population 540. See all Jefferson County cities & populated places.

Jefferson County Quick Facts

Population : 55,307 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
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Area : 814 km2
Water as percent of area : 13%
Land as percent of area : 87%
Named for : Thomas Jefferson
Capital : Dandridge
Establishment : June 06, 1792
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 23:57:20 (16th October 2021)
Density : 68 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.05% (2010-2020)

Jefferson County has 3 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Jefferson County increased by 7.05% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 51,407 - census
2011 51,908 0.97% estimation process
2012 52,300 0.75% estimation process
2013 52,134 -0.32% estimation process
2014 52,408 0.52% estimation process
2015 53,011 1.14% estimation process
2016 53,148 0.26% estimation process
2017 53,730 1.08% estimation process
2018 54,012 0.52% estimation process
2019 54,495 0.89% estimation process
2020 55,307 1.47% estimation process

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People born in Jefferson County (16)

People born in Jefferson County, including politician Herbert S. Walters, politician George Washington Anderson, politician Alexander Blackburn Bradford, you can see a list of people who born in Jefferson County.

Other places with the same name (25)

Jefferson County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Jefferson City 8,194 Town in Jefferson County, Tennessee, United States
Dandridge 3,182 Town in Jefferson County, Tennessee, United States
White Pine 2,634 City in Tennessee, United States of America
New Market 1,381 Town in Jefferson County, Tennessee, United States
Baneberry 540 City in Jefferson County, Tennessee, United States of America

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