Pickett County, Tennessee

Pickett County: County in Tennessee, United States


Pickett County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,077 and a population density of 11 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 5,061 inhabitants. Its county seat is Byrdstown. The county was created 144 years ago in 1878.

Quick Facts about Pickett County

Population : 5,061 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Area : 452 km2
Water as percent of area : 6.6%
Land as percent of area : 93.4%
Altitude : 902 feet / 275 meters
Capital : Byrdstown
Establishment : January 01, 1879
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 00:06:46 (2nd June 2023)
Density : 11 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.32% (2010-2020)
Pickett County locator map
Location of Pickett County on Tennessee map.
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Pickett-county-courthouse-tn1 image


Pickett County is located at 36°33'30"N 85°4'30"W (36.5584100, -85.0749900). It has 6 neighbors: Clinton County, Wayne County, Clay County, Fentress County, Overton County and Scott County.

Pickett County map

The largest city of Pickett County is Byrdstown with a population of 792. . See all Pickett County cities & populated places.

Pickett County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Byrdstown 792 Human settlement in Pickett County, Tennessee, United States of America

Pickett County has 6 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Pickett County decreased by 0.32% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,077 - census
2011 5,124 0.92% estimation process
2012 5,048 -1.51% estimation process
2013 5,013 -0.7% estimation process
2014 5,078 1.28% estimation process
2015 5,139 1.19% estimation process
2016 5,091 -0.94% estimation process
2017 5,062 -0.57% estimation process
2018 5,053 -0.18% estimation process
2019 5,048 -0.1% estimation process
2020 5,061 0.26% estimation process

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