Rhea County , Tennessee

Rhea County: County in Tennessee, United States

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

About

Rhea County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 31,809 and a population density of 37 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 33,443 inhabitants. Its county seat is Dayton. The county was created 214 years ago in 1806.

Map of Tennessee highlighting Rhea County locator map image
Map of Tennessee highlighting Rhea County
Map of Tennessee highlighting Rhea County locator map image

Geography

Rhea County is located at 35°36'31"N 84°55'28"W (35.6087100, -84.9244000). It has 4 neighbors: Bledsoe County, Cumberland County, Hamilton County and Meigs County.

Rhea County map

The largest city of Rhea County is Dayton with a population of 7,332. Other cities include and Spring City population 1,839. See all Rhea County cities & populated places.

Weather

Rhea County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 71. East wind 0 to 5 mph. more

Rhea County Quick Facts

Population : 33,443 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Area : 871 km2
Water as percent of area : 6.3%
Land as percent of area : 93.7%
Named for : John Rhea
Altitude : 1,821 feet / 555 meters
Capital : Dayton
Establishment : January 01, 1807
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 16:59:26 (19th October 2021)
Density : 38 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.89% (2010-2020)
Weather : 71℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Rhea County has 4 neighbours.

  • Dayton

Demographics

The population of Rhea County increased by 4.89% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 31,809 - census
2011 32,082 0.85% estimation process
2012 32,367 0.88% estimation process
2013 32,529 0.5% estimation process
2014 32,623 0.29% estimation process
2015 32,373 -0.77% estimation process
2016 32,474 0.31% estimation process
2017 32,671 0.6% estimation process
2018 32,911 0.73% estimation process
2019 33,167 0.77% estimation process
2020 33,443 0.83% estimation process

Comitatul Rhea, Comte de Rhea, Comté de Rhea, Condado de Rhea, Condado han Rhea, Contea di Rhea, Hrabstwo Rhea, Okrug Rej, Quan Rhea, Quận Rhea, Rej, Rhea, Rhea Comitatus, Rhea Kun, Rhea Kūn, Rhea konderria, Rhea megye, Ria, Ria srjan, rei jun, reya ka'unti, rui xian, shhrstan rya tnsy, Округ Реј, Рей, Ріа, Ռիա շրջան, ریا کاؤنٹی، ٹینیسی, رے کاؤنٹی, شهرستان رئا، تنسی, ড়েয়া কাউন্টি, レイ郡, 瑞縣

People born in Rhea County (4)

People born in Rhea County, including politician Thomas Jefferson Campbell, politician Williamson Robert Winfield Cobb, Confederate Army general Richard Waterhouse, you can see a list of people who born in Rhea County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Rhea County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Dayton 7,332 City and county seat in Rhea County, Tennessee, United States
Spring City 1,839 Human settlement in Rhea County, Tennessee, United States of America
Graysville 1,570 Town in Rhea County, Tennessee, United States

Tennessee Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Shelby County 936,017 County in Tennessee, United States
Davidson County 694,176 County in Tennessee, United States
Nashville 684,410 Consolidated city-county in Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, and the state capital of Tennessee
Memphis 649,705 County seat of Shelby County, Tennessee, United States
New South Memphis 641,608 City in United States of America
Knox County 475,609 County in Maine, United States
Hamilton County 371,662 County in Tennessee, United States
Rutherford County 339,261 County in North Carolina, United States
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
Knoxville 190,223 County seat of Knox County, Tennessee, United States; third-largest city in Tennessee
Chattanooga 184,742 City in and county seat of Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States
Clarksville 161,247 City in Tennessee
Sullivan County 158,755 County in New York, United States
East Chattanooga 154,024 City in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States of America