Tipton County , Tennessee

Tipton County: County in Tennessee, United States

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


Tipton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 61,081 and a population density of 50 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 61,918 inhabitants. Its county seat is Covington. The county was created 198 years ago in 1822.

Tipton County Court House Covington TN 2013-10-13 011 image
Tipton County Court House Covington TN 2013-10-13 011
Tipton County Court House Covington TN 2013-10-13 011 image


Tipton County is located at 35°29'49"N 89°45'33"W (35.4968700, -89.7592400). It has 6 neighbors: Crittenden County, Mississippi County, Fayette County, Haywood County, Lauderdale County and Shelby County.

Tipton County map

The largest city of Tipton County is Atoka with a population of 9,732. Other cities include, Covington population 8,810, Munford population 6,201, Gilt Edge population 454 and Burlison population 409. See all Tipton County cities & populated places.


Tipton County forecast: Sunny. High near 87, with temperatures falling to around 84 in the afternoon. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. more

Tipton County Quick Facts

Population : 61,918 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Different from : Tipton County
Area : 1230 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.2%
Land as percent of area : 96.8%
Altitude : 377 feet / 115 meters
Capital : Covington
Establishment : January 01, 1823
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 21:24:16 (27th September 2021)
Density : 50 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.35% (2010-2020)
Weather : 87℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Tipton County has 6 neighbours.

  • Covington


The population of Tipton County increased by 1.35% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 61,081 - census
2011 61,305 0.37% estimation process
2012 61,524 0.36% estimation process
2013 61,572 0.08% estimation process
2014 61,596 0.04% estimation process
2015 61,533 -0.1% estimation process
2016 61,223 -0.51% estimation process
2017 61,305 0.13% estimation process
2018 61,576 0.44% estimation process
2019 61,599 0.04% estimation process
2020 61,918 0.52% estimation process

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People born in Tipton County (6)

People born in Tipton County, including politician Augustus Hill Garland, politician Charles Bryson Simonton, lawyer Hannibal Boone, you can see a list of people who born in Tipton County.

  • Jimmy Naifeh (American politician) he was born in 16/06/1939
  • Joe Gray Taylor (American historian) he was born in 14/02/1920
  • Walter Benona Sharp (American businessman, oil drilling pioneer, innovator and philanthropist) he was born in 12/12/1870

Other places with the same name (2)

Tipton County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Atoka 9,732 City in Oklahoma
Covington 8,810 City in Tipton County, Tennessee, United States
Munford 6,201 City in Talladega County, Alabama, United States of America
Mason 1,535 Town in Tipton County, Tennessee, USA
Gilt Edge 454 Human settlement in Tipton County, Tennessee, United States of America
Burlison 409 Human settlement in Tipton County, Tennessee, United States of America

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