Macon County, Tennessee

Macon County: County in Tennessee, United States

About

Macon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,248 and a population density of 28 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 24,827 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lafayette. The county was created 182 years ago in 1841.

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

Quick Facts about Macon County

Population : 24,827 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Different from : Macon County, Macon County, Macon County, Macon County, Macon County
Area : 796 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.03%
Land as percent of area : 99.97%
Named for : Nathaniel Macon
Capital : Lafayette
Establishment : January 01, 1842
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 12:26:43 (25th May 2024)
Density : 31 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.39% (2010-2020)
Map of Tennessee highlighting Macon County locator map image
Map of Tennessee highlighting Macon County
Map of Tennessee highlighting Macon County locator map image

Geography

Macon County is located at 36°31'55"N 86°0'26"W (36.5320300, -86.0072700). It has 7 neighbors: Allen County, Monroe County, Clay County, Jackson County, Smith County, Sumner County and Trousdale County.

Macon County map

The largest city of Macon County is Lafayette with a population of 5,271. Other cities include, Red Boiling Springs population 1,124 and Oakdale population 207. See all Macon County cities & populated places.

Macon County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Lafayette 5,271 Human settlement in Macon County, Tennessee, United States of America
Red Boiling Springs 1,124 City in Macon County, Tennessee, United States of America
Oakdale 207 Human settlement in Morgan County, Tennessee, United States of America

Macon County has 7 neighbours.

  • Lafayette

Demographics

The population of Macon County increased by 10.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 22,248 - census
2011 22,455 0.92% estimation process
2012 22,488 0.15% estimation process
2013 22,637 0.66% estimation process
2014 22,919 1.23% estimation process
2015 23,076 0.68% estimation process
2016 23,340 1.13% estimation process
2017 23,905 2.36% estimation process
2018 24,289 1.58% estimation process
2019 24,602 1.27% estimation process
2020 24,827 0.91% estimation process

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People born in Macon County (3)

People born in Macon County, including basketball player Nera White, Founder of business Dollar General Cal Turner, James Luther Turner, .

List

Other places with the same name (6)

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