White County, Tennessee

White County: County in Tennessee, United States


White County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 25,841 and a population density of 68 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 27,707 inhabitants. Its county seat is Sparta. The county was created 216 years ago in 1806.

Quick Facts about White County

Population : 27,707 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Different from : White County, White County, White County, White County
Area : 379 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.7%
Land as percent of area : 99.3%
Named for : James White, John White
Capital : Sparta
Establishment : September 09, 1806
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 00:05:58 (21st March 2023)
Density : 73 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.73% (2010-2020)
White County locator map
Location of White County on Tennessee map.
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White County is located at 35°55'35"N 85°27'19"W (35.9263500, -85.4551800). It has 5 neighbors: Cumberland County, DeKalb County, Putnam County, Van Buren County and Warren County.

White County map

The largest city of White County is Sparta with a population of 4,980. Other cities include and Doyle population 587. See all White County cities & populated places.

White County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Sparta 4,980 City in and county seat of White County, Tennessee, United States
Doyle 587 Human settlement in White County, Tennessee, United States of America

White County has 5 neighbours.

  • Sparta


The population of White County increased by 6.73% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 25,841 - census
2011 26,050 0.8% estimation process
2012 26,031 -0.07% estimation process
2013 26,193 0.62% estimation process
2014 26,264 0.27% estimation process
2015 26,342 0.3% estimation process
2016 26,463 0.46% estimation process
2017 26,764 1.12% estimation process
2018 27,086 1.19% estimation process
2019 27,345 0.95% estimation process
2020 27,707 1.31% estimation process

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People born in White County (5)

People born in White County, including politician Charles Edward Snodgrass, politician Absalom J. Hembree, baseball player Earl Webb, .


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