Tazewell County, Virginia

Tazewell County: County in Virginia, United States


Tazewell County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 45,078 and a population density of 33 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 40,529 inhabitants. Its county seat is Tazewell. The county was created 223 years ago in 1799.

Tazewell County locator map
Location of Tazewell County on Virginia map.

Quick Facts about Tazewell County

Population : 40,529 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Different from : Tazewell County
Area : 1347 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : Henry Tazewell
Capital : Tazewell
Establishment : December 12, 1799
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:48:45 (23rd September 2023)
Density : 30 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.22% (2010-2020)
Weather : 64℉ Chance Light Rain 7-days weather
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TazewellCoCH image


Tazewell County is located at 37°7'30"N 81°33'38"W (37.1249700, -81.5606600). It has 6 neighbors: Russell County, Buchanan County, McDowell County, Bland County, Smyth County and Mercer County.

Tazewell County map

Tazewell County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Richlands 5,224 Town in Virginia, USA
Bluefield 4,814 Town in Tazwell County, Virginia, United States
Tazewell 4,113 Town in Tazewell County, Virginia, United States
Raven 2,270 Census-designated place in Russell and Tazewell counties in Virginia
Claypool Hill 1,776 Census designated place in Tazewell County, Virginia, United States


Tazewell County forecast: A chance of rain after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. North wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

Tazewell County has 6 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Tazewell County decreased by 11.22% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 45,078 - census
2011 44,730 -0.78% estimation process
2012 44,264 -1.05% estimation process
2013 44,017 -0.56% estimation process
2014 43,379 -1.47% estimation process
2015 42,905 -1.1% estimation process
2016 42,155 -1.78% estimation process
2017 41,303 -2.06% estimation process
2018 41,058 -0.6% estimation process
2019 40,595 -1.14% estimation process
2020 40,529 -0.16% estimation process

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People born in Tazewell County (10)

People born in Tazewell County, including politician Rees Bowen, Virginia lawyer and politician Henry Bowen, biographer Peter Harvey, .


  • Fred Linkous (lacrosse player (1905-1930)) he was born in 01/01/1905
  • William L. Moore (Member of the Virginia House of Delegates) he was born in 31/03/1851
  • Deskin Green (Member of the Virginia House of Delegates) he was born in 01/01/1847
  • Elijah Bristow (American pioneer and Oregon settler) he was born in 28/04/1788
  • Lethia Cousins Fleming (African-American suffragist) she was born in 07/11/1876
  • Robert S. Graham (American football player and coach, 1881-1967) he was born in 09/01/1881
  • David Clinton Gillespie (American mathematician) he was born in 13/12/1877

Other places with the same name (2)

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