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Encyclopedia > Hardin County, Tennessee
Hardin County, Tennessee
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Map of Tennessee highlighting Hardin County
Location in the state of Tennessee
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Founded information needed
Seat Savannah
Largest City Savannah
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

596 sq mi (1,544 km²)
578 sq mi (1,497 km²)
18 sq mi (48 km²), 3.09%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

25,578
44/sq mi (17/km²)
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Hardin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. The county was named for Col. Joseph Hardin, a state legislator. As of 2000, the population was 25,578. The 2005 Census Estimate placed the population at 25,930 [1]. Its county seat is Savannah6. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_TN.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Tennessee ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Savannah is a city located in Hardin County, Tennessee. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Standard Time Zone (CST) is a geographic region in the Americas that keeps time by subtracting six hours from UTC (UTC-6). ... Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is a high-precison atomic time standard. ... Daylight saving time around the world  DST used  DST no longer used  DST never used Daylight saving time (DST), also summer time in British English, is the convention of advancing clocks so that afternoons have more daylight and mornings have less. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties Libertarian Party State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Savannah is a city located in Hardin County, Tennessee. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,544 km² (596 mi²). 1,497 km² (578 mi²) of it is land and 48 km² (18 mi²) of it (3.09%) is water.
The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Parks and recreation

Shiloh National Cemetery Shiloh National Military Park is a unit of the National Park Service in the town of Shiloh, about 9 miles (14 km) south of Savannah, Tennessee. ... Pickwick State Park is a state park in west Tennessee. ... Ross Creek Landing State Park is a state park in western Tennessee. ...

Adjacent counties

Decatur County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Wayne County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Lauderdale County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Tishomingo County is a county located in the state of Mississippi. ... McNairy County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Chester County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Henderson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 25,578 people, 10,426 households, and 7,444 families residing in the county. The population density was 17/km² (44/mi²). There were 12,807 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (22/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 94.91% White, 3.69% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.30% from other races, and 0.72% from two or more races. 1.02% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ...


There were 10,426 households out of which 29.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.30% were married couples living together, 10.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.60% were non-families. 25.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.87. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 23.10% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 26.60% from 25 to 44, 26.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.20 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $27,819, and the median income for a family was $34,157. Males had a median income of $28,357 versus $18,806 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,598. About 14.60% of families and 18.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.80% of those under age 18 and 17.80% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Education

Hardin County has several community and city elementary schools, a Middle school.The county also has one high school, Hardin County High School, nicknamed the Tigers.The University of Memphis, and Jackson State Community College maintains an active campus in the City of Savannah. The University of Memphis is a public American research university located in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The University was founded under the auspices of the General Education Bill, enacted by the Tennessee Legislature in 1909. ... Jackson State Community College is a publicly-supported community college located in Jackson, Tennessee and operated under the auspices of the Tennessee Board of Regents. ... Savannah is a city located in Hardin County, Tennessee. ...


Recent Development and Economy

As of December, 2006, the city of Savannah as well as the County have experienced rapid growth in industry and commerce. With most of its economy based on tourism, Hardin County has attempted to market itsself as an attractive place for river-side developers to establish large scale upper class communities. These tend to be clustered along Pyburn Drive, and Highway 57 adjacent to the Tennessee River. Recently, high-scale businesses such as Lowes and Peebles have begun establishing large stores in the town. The County contains its own airport, which is notable for having the world's first thin-white top coating over its runway, allowing much heavier aircraft to land.


Environmental Concerns

With the majority of the economy based on tourism, there is the threat to the environment that is caused by tourists through the state parks and campsites that dot Hardin County. In addition to this, one of the main Heavy Industries that Hardin County harbors utilizes massive amounds of timber, leading to concerns of over-logging of the area.


Notable Businesses and Industry

for a similarly named firm, see Loews Theatres Lowes (NYSE: LOW) is an American chain of home improvement and major appliance retail stores. ... Old Parish Church, Peebles Location within the British Isles Peebles (Gaelic: Na Pùballan) is a burgh in the committee area of Tweeddale, in the Scottish Borders, lying on the River Tweed. ... TVA logo The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is a federally owned corporation in the United States created in May 1933 to provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, and economic development in the Tennessee Valley, a region particularly hard hit by the Great Depression. ...

Cities and towns

Crump is a city in Hardin County, Tennessee, United States. ... Saltillo is a town located in Hardin County, Tennessee. ... Savannah is a city located in Hardin County, Tennessee. ... Morris Chapel is a town in southwestern Tennessee in Hardin County. ...

Fire and Medical Protection

Hardin County maintains its own Level 4 Trauma Center out of Hardin County Medical Center in Savannah, TN. Emergency Medical Services to Savannah and its surrounding county are provided by a paid 24/7 ambulance service based out of this hospital. Fire protection to the city of Savannah is provided by a 24-hour paid Fire Department based out of two stations, with five pieces of apparatus. The County of Hardin is protected by a combination of paid and volunteer Firefighter/First Responder and Firefighter/EMT-IV level engine companies, based out of 15 Fire Districts and with approximately 60 pieces of apparatus. The county also maintains a disaster/mass casualty team and a HAZMAT Team. An interesting note is that Hardin County has one of the lowest ISO Safety Ratings for its Fire Services outside of Jackson or Memphis, TN, which reduces insurance rates for property substantially.


External links

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Topics

History | Tennesseans | Constitution | Governors | General Assembly | Supreme Court The Open Directory Project (ODP), also known as dmoz (from directory. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Tennessee. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties Libertarian Party State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... Nickname: Music City Location in Davidson County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates: Country United States State Tennessee Counties Davidson County Founded: 1779 Incorporated: 1806 Government  - Mayor Bill Purcell (D) Area  - City  526. ... Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... The Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville has been the sight of much of the States history. ... // Roy Acuff Charlie Adams James Agee Lamar Alexander William R. Anderson Chet Atkins DeFord Bailey Howard Baker Ida Wells-Barnett Kathy Bates Kate Batts (a. ... Notes 1East was Secretary of State for Tennessee from 1862-1865, appointed by Andrew Johnson, the military governor of the state under Union occupation during the American Civil War. ... The Tennessee General Assembly is the formal name of the legislature of the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... The Tennessee Supreme Court is the highest appellate court of the State of Tennessee. ...

Grand
Divisions

East Tennessee | Middle Tennessee | West Tennessee The Grand Divisions are geographic, cultural, and legally recognized regions each compromising a third of the State of Tennessee. ... East Tennessee is a name given to approximately the eastern third of the state of Tennessee. ... Middle Tennessee is a distinct portion of the state of Tennessee, delineated according to law as well as custom. ... West Tennessee is one of the three traditional regions in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ...

Regions

Blue Ridge Mountains | Ridge‑and‑valley Appalachians | Cumberland Plateau | Highland Rim | Nashville Basin | Mississippi Delta This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Blue Ridge Mountains, Shining Rock Wilderness Area Appalachian Mountain system The Blue Ridge is a mountain chain in the eastern United States, part of the Appalachian Mountains, forming their eastern front from Georgia to Pennsylvania. ... The Ridge-and-valley Appalachians are a belt within the Appalachian Mountains extending from northern New Jersey westward into Pennsylvania and southward into Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia. ... The Cumberland Plateau includes much of eastern Kentucky and western West Virginia in the United States. ... The Highland Rim is a geographic term for the area in Tennessee surrounding the Central Basin. ... The Nashville Basin is a geographic term used to describe the area surrounding Nashville, Tennessee. ... West Tennessee is one of the three traditional regions in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ...

Major
cities

Chattanooga | Clarksville | Jackson | Knoxville | Memphis | Murfreesboro | Nashville | Tri‑Cities (Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport) List of incorporated cities and towns in Tennessee, arranged in alphabetical order: * Primary county (according to U.S. Census) is listed first Category: ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Roxy in Clarksvilles historic downtown section. ... Jackson is a city in Madison County, Tennessee, United States. ... Nickname: The Marble City, K-Town, Big Orange Country, Knox Vegas, 865 Location within the U.S. State of Tennessee Coordinates: Cities in Tennessee Tennessee  - Mayor Bill Haslam (R) Area    - City 254. ... For other uses, see Memphis (disambiguation). ... Downtown Murfreesboro, Tennessee Murfreesboro is a city in Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States. ... Nickname: Music City Location in Davidson County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates: Country United States State Tennessee Counties Davidson County Founded: 1779 Incorporated: 1806 Government  - Mayor Bill Purcell (D) Area  - City  526. ... In Tennessee, the name Tri-Cities refers to the region surrounding the cities of Kingsport, Johnson City, and Bristol. ... Nickname: The Birthplace of Country Music Motto: A Good Place To Live Coordinates: Country United States State Tennessee County Sullivan Mayor Jim Messimer Area    - City 76. ... Johnson City is a city in Washington County, Tennessee; however a small part of the city is located within Sullivan County, Tennessee, to the northeast and Carter County, Tennessee, to the southeast. ... Kingsport is a city located in Sullivan County, Tennessee. ...

Counties

Anderson | Bedford | Benton | Bledsoe | Blount | Bradley | Campbell | Cannon | Carroll | Carter | Cheatham | Chester | Claiborne | Clay | Cocke | Coffee | Crockett | Cumberland | Davidson | Decatur | DeKalb | Dickson | Dyer | Fayette | Fentress | Franklin | Gibson | Giles | Grainger | Greene | Grundy | Hamblen | Hamilton | Hancock | Hardeman | Hardin | Hawkins | Haywood | Henderson | Henry | Hickman | Houston | Humphreys | Jackson | Jefferson | Johnson | Knox | Lake | Lauderdale | Lawrence | Lewis | Lincoln | Loudon | Macon | Madison | Marion | Marshall | Maury | McMinn | McNairy | Meigs | Monroe | Montgomery | Moore | Morgan | Obion | Overton | Perry | Pickett | Polk | Putnam | Rhea | Roane | Robertson | Rutherford | Scott | Sequatchie | Sevier | Shelby | Smith | Stewart | Sullivan | Sumner | Tipton | Trousdale | Unicoi | Union | Van Buren | Warren | Washington | Wayne | Weakley | White | Williamson | Wilson List of Tennessee counties: Anderson County Bedford County Benton County Bledsoe County Blount County Bradley County Campbell County Cannon County Carroll County Carter County Cheatham County Chester County Clairborne County Clay County Cocke County Coffee County Crockett County Cumberland County Davidson County Decatur County DeKalb County Dickson County Dyer County... Anderson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Bedford County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Benton County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Bledsoe County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Blount County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Bradley County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Campbell County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Cannon County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Carroll County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Carter County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Cheatham County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Chester County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Shanes (born 1968) is a male Norwegian wikipedian living in Oslo. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Cocke County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Coffee County is a county located in south-central portion of the state of Tennessee. ... Crockett County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Davidson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Decatur County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... DeKalb County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Dickson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Dyer County is a county located in the westmost part of the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Fayette County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Fentress County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Gibson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Giles County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Grainger County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Grundy County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hamblen County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hamilton County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hancock County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hardeman County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hawkins County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Haywood County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Henderson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Henry County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hickman County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Houston County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Humphreys County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Johnson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Knox County is a U.S. county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Lake County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Lauderdale County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Lawrence County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Lewis County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Loudon County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Macon County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Marion County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Marshall County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Maury County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... McMinn County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... McNairy County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Meigs County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Monroe County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Montgomery County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Moore County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Morgan County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Obion County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Overton County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Perry County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Pickett County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Polk County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Putnam County is a county located in the state of Tennessee, USA. As of 2000, the population is 62,315. ... Rhea County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Roane County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Robertson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Rutherford County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Scott County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Sequatchie County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Sevier County (pronounced severe) is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and is named for John Sevier. ... Shelby County is a county in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Smith County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Stewart County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Sullivan County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Sumner County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Tipton County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Trousdale County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Location in the state of Tennessee Formed 1875 Seat Erwin Area  - Total  - Water 483 km² (186 mi²) 1 km² (0 mi²) 0. ... Union County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Van Buren County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Wayne County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Weakley County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... White County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Williamson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Wilson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ...


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Hardin County, Tennessee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (375 words)
Hardin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
In the county, the population was spread out with 23.10% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 26.60% from 25 to 44, 26.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.10% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $27,819, and the median income for a family was $34,157.
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