Johnson County, Tennessee

Johnson County: County in Tennessee, United States


Johnson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,244 and a population density of 23 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 17,849 inhabitants. Its county seat is Mountain City. The county was created 187 years ago in 1835.

Quick Facts about Johnson County

Population : 17,849 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Different from : Johnson County, Johnson County, Johnson County, Johnson County, Johnson County, Johnson County, Johnson County, Johnson County, Johnson County, Johnson County, Johnson County
Area : 784 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.4%
Land as percent of area : 98.6%
Named for : Thomas Johnson
Capital : Mountain City
Establishment : January 01, 1836
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 08:03:45 (2nd June 2023)
Density : 23 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.21% (2010-2020)
Johnson County locator map
Location of Johnson County on Tennessee map.
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Johnson-county-courthouse-tn image


Johnson County is located at 36°27'18"N 81°51'6"W (36.4549400, -81.8517500). It has 5 neighbors: Ashe County, Avery County, Watauga County, Grayson County and Washington County.

Johnson County map

The largest city of Johnson County is Mountain City with a population of 2,444. . See all Johnson County cities & populated places.

Johnson County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Mountain City 2,444 City in Johnson County, Tennessee, United States of America

Johnson County has 5 neighbours.

  • Mountain City


According to census records, the population of Johnson County decreased by 2.21% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,244 - census
2011 18,223 -0.12% estimation process
2012 18,159 -0.35% estimation process
2013 18,014 -0.8% estimation process
2014 17,935 -0.44% estimation process
2015 17,842 -0.52% estimation process
2016 17,759 -0.47% estimation process
2017 17,603 -0.89% estimation process
2018 17,774 0.96% estimation process
2019 17,788 0.08% estimation process
2020 17,849 0.34% estimation process

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