Lewis County, Tennessee

Lewis County: County in Tennessee, United States


Lewis County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,161 and a population density of 17 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 12,363 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hohenwald. The county was created 178 years ago in 1843.

Quick Facts about Lewis County

Population : 12,363 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Different from : Lewis and Clark County, Lewis County, Lewis County, Lewis County, Lewis County, Lewis County, Lewis County
Area : 732 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.1%
Land as percent of area : 99.9%
Named for : Meriwether Lewis
Capital : Hohenwald
Establishment : December 12, 1843
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 12:16:40 (26th November 2022)
Density : 17 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.63% (2010-2020)
Lewis County locator map
Location of Lewis County on Tennessee map.
Lewis County Courthouse  Tennessee image
Lewis County Courthouse Tennessee
Lewis County Courthouse  Tennessee image


Lewis County is located at 35°31'38"N 87°29'35"W (35.5272800, -87.4931000). It has 5 neighbors: Hickman County, Lawrence County, Maury County, Perry County and Wayne County.

Lewis County map

The largest city of Lewis County is Sweetwater with a population of 5,956. Other cities include and Hohenwald population 3,968. See all Lewis County cities & populated places.

Lewis County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Sweetwater 5,956 City in Tennessee
Hohenwald 3,968 City in Lewis County, Tennessee, United States of America

Lewis County has 5 neighbours.


The population of Lewis County increased by 1.63% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,161 - census
2011 12,146 -0.12% estimation process
2012 11,942 -1.71% estimation process
2013 11,994 0.43% estimation process
2014 11,886 -0.91% estimation process
2015 11,875 -0.09% estimation process
2016 11,891 0.13% estimation process
2017 12,025 1.11% estimation process
2018 12,074 0.41% estimation process
2019 12,268 1.58% estimation process
2020 12,363 0.77% estimation process

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People born in Lewis County (1)

American inventor, father of minigolf Garnet Carter was born in Lewis County

Other places with the same name (7)

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