Macon County , Tennessee

Macon County: County in Tennessee, United States

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

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 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lafayette. The county was created 179 years ago in 1841.

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.

Weather

Macon County forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 0 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. more

Macon County Quick Facts

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 : 19:51:06 (16th September 2021)
Density : 31 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.39% (2010-2020)
Weather : 83℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

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, you can see a list of people who born in Macon County.

Other places with the same name (6)

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

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Williamson County 245,348 County in Tennessee, United States
Montgomery County 214,251 County in Tennessee, United States
Sumner County 195,561 County in Tennessee, United States
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Clarksville 161,247 City in Tennessee
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