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Encyclopedia > Overton County, Tennessee
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Overton County is a Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. The term has since tended to represent a tertiary geographical unit of administration intermediate between the larger, secondary state or province... county located in the A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states which have membership of the federation known as the United States of America (USA or U.S.). The separate state governments and the U.S. federal government share sovereignty. The United States Constitution allocates power between the two levels... state of State nickname: Volunteer State Other U.S. States Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Governor Phil Bredesen Official languages English Area 109,247 km² (36th)  - Land 106,846 km²  - Water 2,400 km² (2.2%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,689,283 (16th)  - Density 53.29... Tennessee. As of 2000 - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes.css; @import /skins/monobook/IE55Fixes.css; @import /skins/monobook/IE60Fixes.css; /**/ 2000 From Wikipedia 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. Popular culture also holds the year 2000 as the first year of the 21st century and the 3rd... 2000, the population is 20,118. Its A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. It is often, but not always, an incorporated municipality. County-wide politics and government are conducted here. The county courthouse and county administration are usually located in the county seat. In the United Kingdom and Ireland, the... county seat is Livingston is a town located in Overton County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 3,498. It is the county seat of Overton County6. Geography Livingston is located at 36°2313 North, 85°1932 West (36.386942, -85.325568)1. According... Livingston Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. These sources are cited within the thousands of articles which link to this page. 1 The United States Census... 6.


Geography

According to the The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. Its mission is defined in the Constitution of the United States, which directs that the population be enumerated at least once every ten years (through the U.S. Census), and... U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,126 Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. It is one of the SI derived units. 1 km² is equal to: the area of a square measuring 1 kilometre on each side 1 000 000 m2 100 hectares 0.386 102 square miles... km² (435 This article is about the unit of measure. In England, the Square Mile is a traditional name for the City of London. A square mile (symbol sq. mile or mi²) is an imperial unit which is the area of a square whose side is one mile (or 5,280 feet... mi²). 1,122 km² (433 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.33% water.


Demographics

As of the A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). It can be contrasted with sampling in which information is only obtained from a subset of a population. As such it is a method used for accumulating statistical data, and it... census Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. These sources are cited within the thousands of articles which link to this page. 1 The United States Census... 2 of 2000 - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes.css; @import /skins/monobook/IE55Fixes.css; @import /skins/monobook/IE60Fixes.css; /**/ 2000 From Wikipedia 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. Popular culture also holds the year 2000 as the first year of the 21st century and the 3rd... 2000, there are 20,118 people, 8,110 households, and 5,920 families residing in the county. The Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. However it is most frequently applied to living organisms, humans in particular. Population density is usually expressed in terms of items or organisms per unit area. Definitions of population density Population density, according to the definition above, depends... population density is 18/km² (46/mi²). There are 9,168 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (21/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.59% The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. These definitions have and may change between each census. The racial categories are officially described as follows:¹ The categories represent a social-political construct designed for collecting data on the race and ethnicity... White, 0.28% The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. These definitions have and may change between each census. The racial categories are officially described as follows:¹ The categories represent a social-political construct designed for collecting data on the race and ethnicity... Black or The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. These definitions have and may change between each census. The racial categories are officially described as follows:¹ The categories represent a social-political construct designed for collecting data on the race and ethnicity... African American, 0.28% The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. These definitions have and may change between each census. The racial categories are officially described as follows:¹ The categories represent a social-political construct designed for collecting data on the race and ethnicity... Native American, 0.09% The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. These definitions have and may change between each census. The racial categories are officially described as follows:¹ The categories represent a social-political construct designed for collecting data on the race and ethnicity... Asian, 0.05% The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. These definitions have and may change between each census. The racial categories are officially described as follows:¹ The categories represent a social-political construct designed for collecting data on the race and ethnicity... Pacific Islander, 0.22% from The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. These definitions have and may change between each census. The racial categories are officially described as follows:¹ The categories represent a social-political construct designed for collecting data on the race and ethnicity... other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. 0.69% of the population are The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. These definitions have and may change between each census. The racial categories are officially described as follows:¹ The categories represent a social-political construct designed for collecting data on the race and ethnicity... Hispanic or The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. These definitions have and may change between each census. The racial categories are officially described as follows:¹ The categories represent a social-political construct designed for collecting data on the race and ethnicity... Latino of any race.


There are 8,110 households out of which 29.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.20% are Marriage is a relationship that plays a key role in the definition of many families. Precise definitions vary historically and between and within cultures, but it has been an important concept as a socially sanctioned bond between people who (usually) are in a sexual relationship. Globally, societies that sanction polygyny... married couples living together, 9.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.00% are non-families. 24.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.46 and the average family size is 2.90.


In the county, the population is spread out with 23.00% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44, 25.90% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 96.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.10 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $26,915, and the median income for a family is $32,156. Males have a median income of $25,287 versus $19,674 for females. The The per capita income for an area may be defined as the total personal income in an area, divided by the number of people in that area. Per capita income as a measure of wealth Per capita income is often used as a measure of the wealth of the population... per capita income for the county is $13,910. 16.00% of the population and 12.30% of families are below the The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. People who have an income below the poverty line have no discretionary disposable income, by definition. The actual monetary value of the poverty line differs from place to... poverty line. Out of the total population, 20.40% of those under the age of 18 and 20.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Cities and towns

  • Livingston is a town located in Overton County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 3,498. It is the county seat of Overton County6. Geography Livingston is located at 36°2313 North, 85°1932 West (36.386942, -85.325568)1. According... Livingston


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State of State nickname: Volunteer State Other U.S. States Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Governor Phil Bredesen Official languages English Area 109,247 km² (36th)  - Land 106,846 km²  - Water 2,400 km² (2.2%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,689,283 (16th)  - Density 53.29... Tennessee
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. After Johnson was inaugurated as Vice-President of the United States on March 4, 1865, East became the Acting Governor of... Governors

Capital:

For other cities named Nashville, see Nashville (disambiguation). A view of downtown Nashville Nashville is the capital of Tennessee, a state of the United States of America. Nashville is located on the Cumberland River in Davidson County. Nicknamed Music City, U.S.A., it is the home of the Grand... Nashville

Regions:

East Tennessee is a name given to approximately the eastern third of the state of Tennessee. Unlike the names given to regions or portions of many of the American states, the term East Tennessee can be precisely defined. It is the portion of the state located within the Eastern Time... East Tennessee | Middle Tennessee is a distinct portion of the state of Tennessee, delineated according to law as well as custom. Middle Tennessee consists of that portion of the state east of the Tennessee Rivers western crossing of the state (in which it flows northward back into Tennessee after having flowed... Middle Tennessee | West Tennessee is one of the three traditional regions in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Of the three, it is the most sharply defined geographically. Its boundaries are the Mississippi River on the west and the Tennessee River on the east. The regions boundaries expand slightly to include... West Tennessee | Blue Ridge Mountains (NPS) Most of the rocks that form the Blue Ridge Mountains, United States, are ancient granitic and metamorphosed volcanic formations, some exceeding one billion years in age. The slow, steady forces of wind, water, and chemical decomposition have reduced the Blue Ridge from Sierra-like proportions to... Blue Ridge Mountains | 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. They form a broad arc between the Piedmont and the Allegheny and Cumberland Plateaus. These mountains are notable because they form long... Ridge-and-valley Appalachians | The Cumberland Plateau includes much of eastern Kentucky, USA and western West Virginia. It also stretches in a band across Tennessee to include a small portion of northern Alabama. It is a deeply dissected plateau, with topographic relief commonly of about four hundred feet (120 meters), and frequent sandstone outcroppings... Cumberland Plateau | The Highland Rim is a geographic term for the area in Tennessee surrounding the Nashville Basin. Nashville is largely surrounded by higher terrain in all directions. It is located somewhat in the northwestern corner of the Basin. There are sections of the Rim referred to by all four of the... Highland Rim | The Nashville Basin is a geographic term used to describe the area surrounding Nashville, Tennessee. The term would not be correct in the geologic sense, as geologically this structure is more properly known as the Nashville Dome, as the underlying rock strata all dip downwards away from Nashville. In fact... Nashville Basin

Major Metros:

Chattanooga, Tennessee Chattanooga is the 4th largest city in Tennesseee, and the seat of Hamilton County 6, Tennessee in the United States of America. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 155,554. Located in Southeast Tennessee on the Tennessee River, near the border of... Chattanooga | Clarksville is a city located in Montgomery County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 103,455, retaining its position as Tennessees fifth largest city. It is the county seat of Montgomery County6. Clarksville is the home of Austin Peay State University. It... Clarksville | Johnson City is a city located in Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 55,469. Geography Johnson City is located at 36°207 North, 82°2222 West (36.335399, -82.372760)1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city... Johnson City | Alternate uses: Knoxville (disambiguation) Knoxville is a city located in Knox County, Tennessee, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 173,890. It is the county seat of Knox County6, and is the third-largest city in the state of Tennessee. Its nickname... Knoxville | City nickname: The River City or The Bluff City Location in the state of Tennessee County Shelby County, Tennessee Area  - Total  - Water 763.4 km² (294.8 mi²) 40.0 km² (15.4 mi²) 5.24% Population  - Total (2000)  - Density 650,100 898.6/km^2... Memphis | Murfreesboro is a city located in Rutherford County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 68,816. It is the county seat of Rutherford County6. Although Murfreesboro is sometimes considered a suburb or exurb of Nashville, Tennessee, it is far enough away and has... Murfreesboro | The Nashville Metropolitan Area, or Nashville Metropolitan Statistical Area is the largest metropolitan area centered in the state of Tennessee, encompassing its north central section. It is typically defined as the area including the following counties: Cannon Cheatham Davidson Dickson Hickman Macon Robertson Rutherford Smith Sumner Trousdale Williamson Wilson Categories... Nashville

Smaller Cities:

Athens is a city located in McMinn County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 13,220. It is the county seat of McMinn County6. Geography Athens is located at 35°2653 North, 84°367 West (35.448171, _84.602069)1. According... Athens | Bristol is a city located in Sullivan County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 24,821. It is the twin city of Bristol, Virginia, just across the state line, which runs down the middle of State Street. Along with Kingsport, Tennessee and Johnson... Bristol | Brownsville is a city located in Haywood County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 10,748. It is the county seat of Haywood County6. Geography Brownsville is located at 35°3526 North, 89°1539 West (35.590558, _89.260902)1. According... Brownsville | Cleveland is a city located in Bradley County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 37,192. It is the county seat of Bradley County6. Among its notable institutions are the Church of God (Cleveland) denomination and its affiliated school, Lee University. It is... Cleveland | Columbia is a city located in Maury County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 33,055. It is the county seat of Maury County6. Geography Columbia is located at 35°3654 North, 87°240 West (35.615022, -87.044464)1. According... Columbia | Cookeville is a city located in Putnam County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 23,923. It is the county seat of Putnam County6, and home to Tennessee Technological University. Geography Cookeville is located at 36°951 North, 85°3015 West... Cookeville | Crossville is a city located in Cumberland County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 8,981. It is the county seat of Cumberland County6. Geography Crossville is located at 35°5715 North, 85°153 West (35.954221, -85.031267)1. According... Crossville | Dickson is a city located in Dickson County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 12,244. Geography Dickson is located at 36°417 North, 87°2228 West (36.071485, -87.374539)1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city... Dickson | Dyersburg is a city located in Dyer County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 17,452. It is the county seat of Dyer County6. Geography Dyersburg is located at 36°222 North, 89°2258 West (36.039440, -89.382766)1. According... Dyersburg | Greeneville is a town located in Greene County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 15,198. It is the county seat of Greene County6. Geography Greeneville is located at 36°106 North, 82°4921 West (36.168240, -82.822474)1. According... Greeneville | Harriman is a city located in Roane County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 6,744. Geography Harriman is located at 35°5543 North, 84°3321 West (35.928585, -84.555700)1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city... Harriman | Jackson is a city located in Madison County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 59,643. It is the county seat of Madison County6. Jackson is home to the following colleges Union University Lambuth University Lane College History Jackson was the original home... Jackson | Kingsport is a city located in Sullivan County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 44,905. History Initially chartered in 1917, Kingsport was the first city with a modern urban design and among the first municipalities with a city manager form of government... Kingsport | La Follette is a city located in Campbell County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 7,926. Located in eastern Tennessee, it is near Norris Lake and northwest of Knoxville on the Cumberland Plateau. La Follette is a coal mining center. Geography La... La Follette | Lawrenceburg is a city located in Lawrence County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 10,796. It is the county seat of Lawrence County6. Lawrenceburg is southwest of Nashville. Geography Lawrenceburg is located at 35°1437 North, 87°204 West (35... Lawrenceburg | Lebanon is a city located in Wilson County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 20,235. It is the county seat of Wilson County6. Lebanon is located in central Tennessee, east of Nashville. The Hermitage, the estate of former United States President Andrew... Lebanon | McMinnville is a city located in Warren County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 12,749. It is the county seat of Warren County6. It was named after Joseph McMinn, a governor of Tennessee. Noted composer and musicologist, Charles Faulkner Bryan, was born... McMinnville | Morristown is a city located in Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 24,965. It is the county seat of Hamblen County6. Geography Morristown is located at 36°1238 North, 83°1746 West (36.210615, -83.296141)1. According to the... Morristown | Newport is a city located in Cocke County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 7,242. It is the county seat of Cocke County6. Geography Newport is located at 35°5748 North, 83°1148 West (35.963318, -83.196542)1. According... Newport | Oak Ridge is a city located in Anderson and Roane Counties in eastern Tennessee, about 25 miles west of Knoxville. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 27,387. Oak Ridge houses the headquarters of IPIX. Its nicknames are the Atomic City and the Secret... Oak Ridge | Paris is a city located in Henry County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 9,763. It is the county seat of Henry County6. Geography Paris is located at 36°184 North, 88°1850 West (36.301229, -88.313815)1. According... Paris | Sevierville is a city located in Sevier County, Tennessee, and is its county seat6. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 11,757. The town is along the Little Pigeon River, which flows down from Gatlinburg and through Pigeon Forge. Sevierville (pronounced severe-ville, not... Sevierville | Shelbyville is a city located in Bedford County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 16,105. It is the county seat of Bedford County6. Geography Shelbyville is located at 35°2920 North, 86°278 West (35.488988, -86.452353)1. According... Shelbyville | Tullahoma is a city located in Coffee County, Tennessee, in the south-central part of the state. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 17,994. It is recognized as one of the countrys micropolitan areas, smaller towns which nevertheless function as signficant economic... Tullahoma | Union City is a city located in Obion County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 10,876. It is the county seat of Obion County6. Geography Union City is located at 36°2528 North, 89°33 West (36.424395, -89.050850... Union City | Winchester is a city located in Franklin County, Tennessee 6. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 7,329. History Winchester was created as the seat of justice for Franklin County by act of the Tennessee Legislature on November 22, 1809. The town is named... Winchester

Counties:

Anderson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 71,330. Its county seat is Clinton6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 893 km² (345 mi²). 874 km² (338 mi²) of it is... Anderson | Bedford County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 37,586. Its county seat is Shelbyville6. The county was created in 1807 when the citizens of Rutherford County living south of the Duck River and the Stones River successfully petitioned the governor... Bedford | Benton County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 16,537. Its county seat is Camden6. Benton County is located in northwest Tennessee, bordering the western branch of the Tennessee River and 30 miles south of the Kentucky border. Aside from Camden... Benton | Bledsoe County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 12,367. Its county seat is Pikeville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,053 km² (407 mi²). 1,052 km² (406 mi²) of... Bledsoe | Blount County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 105,823. Its county seat is Maryville6. History Before white settlers arrived, what is now Blount County was Cherokee land. In the late 1700s, white settlers of mainly Scottish and Irish decent began... Blount | Bradley County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 87,965. Its county seat is Cleveland6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 859 km² (332 mi²). 851 km² (329 mi²) of it is... Bradley | Campbell County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 39,854. Its county seat is Jacksboro6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,290 km² (498 mi²). 1,243 km² (480 mi²) of... Campbell | Cannon County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 12,826. Its county seat is Woodbury6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 688 km² (266 mi²). 688 km² (266 mi²) of it is... Cannon | Carroll County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 29,475. Its county seat is Huntingdon6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,554 km² (600 mi²). 1,551 km² (599 mi²) of... Carroll | Carter County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 56,742. Its county seat is Elizabethton6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 900 km² (348 mi²). 883 km² (341 mi²) of it is... Carter | Cheatham County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 35,912. Its county seat is Ashland City6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 795 km² (307 mi²). 784 km² (303 mi²) of it... Cheatham | Chester County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 15,540. Its county seat is Henderson6. It is defined as part of the Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area... Chester | Claiborne County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 29,862. Its county seat is Tazewell6. The county is named after William C. C. Claiborne. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,144... Clairborne | Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 7,976. Its name is in honor of Henry Clay, famous American statesman, member of the United States Senate from Kentucky and United States Secretary of State in the 19th century... Clay | Cocke County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 33,565. Its county seat is Newport6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,148 km² (443 mi²). 1,125 km² (434 mi²) of... Cocke | Coffee County is a county located in south-central portion of the state of Tennessee. It is one of the counties of Middle Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 48,014. Its county seat is Manchester6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total... Coffee | Crockett County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 14,532. Its county seat is Alamo6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 688 km² (265 mi²). 687 km² (265 mi²) of it is... Crockett | Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 46,802. Its county seat is Crossville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,774 km² (685 mi²). 1,765 km² (682 mi²) of... Cumberland | Davidson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 569,891. Its county seat is Nashville6. In 1963, the city government of Nashville and the Davidson County government merged, so the county is now known as the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and... Davidson | Decatur County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 11,731. Its county seat is Decaturville6. This county is named after war hero Stephen Decatur, Jr. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 893... Decatur | DeKalb County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 17,423. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 852 km2 (329 mi2). 789 km2 (305 mi2) of it is land and 63 km2 (24... DeKalb | Dickson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 43,156. Its county seat is Charlotte6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,272 km² (491 mi²). 1,269 km² (490 mi²) of... Dickson | Dyer County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 37,279. Its county seat is Dyersburg6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,364 km² (526 mi²). 1,322 km² (510 mi²) of... Dyer | Fayette County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 28,806. It was named after the Marquis de la Fayette, French hero of the American Revolution. Its county seat is Somerville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has... Fayette | Fentress County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 16,625. Its county seat is Jamestown6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,292 km² (499 mi²). 1,291 km² (499 mi²) of... Fentress | Franklin County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 39,270. Its county seat is Winchester6. History European settlement began around 1800, and the county was formally organized in 1807 and named for Benjamin Franklin. During the next several decades, the size... Franklin | Gibson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 48,152. Its county seat is Trenton6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,563 km² (604 mi²). 1,561 km² (603 mi²) of... Gibson | Giles County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 29,447. Its county seat is Pulaski6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,583 km² (611 mi²). 1,582 km² (611 mi²) of... Giles | Grainger County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 20,659. Its county seat is Rutledge6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 783 km² (302 mi²). 726 km² (280 mi²) of it is... Grainger | Greene County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 62,909. Its county seat is Greeneville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,616 km² (624 mi²). 1,610 km² (622 mi²) of... Greene | Grundy County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 14,332. Its county seat is Altamont6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 935 km² (361 mi²). 934 km² (361 mi²) of it is... Grundy | Hamblen County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 58,128. Its county seat is Morristown6. History and Culture Hamblen County was created in 1870 from Jefferson, Grainger, and Greene Counties. The county is named in honor of Hezekiah Hamblen (1775 - 1854... Hamblen | Hamilton County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. Its county seat is Chattanooga6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,491 km² (576 mi²). 1,405 km² (542 mi²) of it is land and 86 km² (33 mi... Hamilton | Hancock County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 6,786. Its county seat is Sneedville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 579 km² (224 mi²). 576 km² (222 mi²) of it is... Hancock | Hardeman County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 28,105. Its county seat is Bolivar6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,736 km² (670 mi²). 1,729 km² (668 mi²) of... Hardeman | Hardin County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 25,578. Its county seat is Savannah6. 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... Hardin | Hawkins County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 53,563. Its county seat is Rogersville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,294 km² (500 mi²). 1,260 km² (487 mi²) of... Hawkins | Haywood County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 19,797. Its county seat is Brownsville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,383 km² (534 mi²). 1,381 km² (533 mi²) of... Haywood | Henderson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 25,522. Its county seat is Lexington6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,362 km² (526 mi²). 1,347 km² (520 mi²) of... Henderson | Henry County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 31,115. Its county seat is Paris6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,537 km² (593 mi²). 1,455 km² (562 mi²) of... Henry | Hickman County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 22,295. Its county seat is Centerville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,587 km² (613 mi²). 1,586 km² (613 mi²) of... Hickman | Houston County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 8,088. Its county seat is Erin6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 536 km² (207 mi²). 519 km² (200 mi²) of it is... Houston | Humphreys County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 17,929. Its county seat is Waverly6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,442 km² (557 mi²). 1,378 km² (532 mi²) of... Humphreys | Jackson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 10,984. Its county seat is Gainesboro6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 828 km² (320 mi²). 800 km² (309 mi²) of it is... Jackson | Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 44,294. Its county seat is Dandridge6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 814 km² (314 mi²). 709 km² (274 mi²) of it is... Jefferson | Johnson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 17,499. Its county seat is Mountain City6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 784 km² (303 mi²). 773 km² (298 mi²) of it... Johnson | Knox County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 382,032. Its county seat is Knoxville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,362 km² (526 mi²). 1,317 km² (508 mi²) of... Knox | Lake County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 7,954. Its county seat is Tiptonville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 502 km² (194 mi²). 423 km² (163 mi²) of it is... Lake | Lauderdale County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 27,101. Its county seat is Ripley6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,313 km² (507 mi²). 1,218 km² (470 mi²) of... Lauderdale | Lawrence County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 39,926. Its county seat is Lawrenceburg6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,600 km² (618 mi²). 1,598 km² (617 mi²) of... Lawrence | Lewis County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 11,367. Its county seat is Hohenwald6. Lewis County is named for explorer Meriwether Lewis. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 732 km² (282... Lewis | Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 31,340. Its county seat is Fayetteville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,478 km² (571 mi²). 1,477 km² (570 mi²) of... Lincoln | Loudon County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 39,086. Its county seat is Loudon6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 641 km² (247 mi²). 593 km² (229 mi²) of it is... Loudon | Macon County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 20,386. Its county seat is Lafayette6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 796 km² (307 mi²). 795 km² (307 mi²) of it is... Macon | Madison County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 91,837. Its county seat is Jackson6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,447 km² (559 mi²). 1,443 km² (557 mi²) of... Madison | Marion County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 27,776. Its county seat is Jasper6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,327 km² (512 mi²). 1,291 km² (498 mi²) of... Marion | Marshall County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 26,767. Its county seat is Lewisburg6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 974 km² (376 mi²). 972 km² (375 mi²) of it is... Marshall | Maury County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 69,498. Its county seat is Columbia6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,594 km² (616 mi²). 1,587 km² (613 mi²) of... Maury | McMinn County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 49,015. Its county seat is Athens6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,119 km² (432 mi²). 1,114 km² (430 mi²) of... McMinn | McNairy County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 24,653. Its county seat is Selmer6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,453 km² (561 mi²). 1,450 km² (560 mi²) of... McNairy | Meigs County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 11,086. Its county seat is Decatur6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 561 km² (217 mi²). 505 km² (195 mi²) of it is... Meigs | Monroe County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 38,961. Its county seat is Madisonville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,690 km² (653 mi²). 1,644 km² (635 mi²) of... Monroe | Montgomery County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 134,768. It was named for John Montgomery, a settler who founded the city of Clarksville, Tennessee in Montgomery County. Its county seat is Clarksville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau... Montgomery | Moore County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 5,740. It forms a consolidated city-county government with its county seat of Lynchburg6. Current Sheriff is Mark Logan. Current Master Distiller at Jack Daniels is Jimmy Bedford. Geography According to... Moore | Morgan County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 19,757. Its county seat is Wartburg6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,353 km² (522 mi²). 1,352 km² (522 mi²) of... Morgan | Obion County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 32,450. Its county seat is Union City6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,438 km² (555 mi²). 1,411 km² (545 mi... Obion | Overton | Perry County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 7,631. Its county seat is Linden6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,095 km² (423 mi²). 1,075 km² (415 mi²) of... Perry | Pickett County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 4,945. Its county seat is Byrdstown6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 452 km² (175 mi²). 422 km² (163 mi²) of it is... Pickett | Polk County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 16,050. Its county seat is Benton6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,146 km² (442 mi²). 1,127 km² (435 mi²) of... Polk | Putnam County is a county located in the state of Tennessee, USA. As of 2000, the population is 62,315. The name is in honor of Israel Putnam, who was a hero in the French and Indian War and a general in the American Revolutionary War. Its county seat is... Putnam | Rhea County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 28,400. Its county seat is Dayton6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 871 km² (336 mi²). 818 km² (316 mi²) of it is... Rhea | Roane County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 51,910. Its county seat is Kingston6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,023 km² (395 mi²). 935 km² (361 mi²) of it... Roane | Robertson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 54,433. Its county seat is Springfield6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,235 km² (477 mi²). 1,234 km² (476 mi²) of... Robertson | Rutherford County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 182,023. Its county seat is Murfreesboro6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,616 km² (624 mi²). 1,603 km² (619 mi²) of... Rutherford | Scott County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 21,127. Its county seat is Huntsville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,381 km² (533 mi²). 1,378 km² (532 mi²) of... Scott | Sequatchie County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 11,370. Its county seat is Dunlap6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 689 km² (266 mi²). 689 km² (266 mi²) of it is... Sequatchie | Sevier County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and is named for John Sevier. As of the 2000 census, the population is 71,170. Its county seat is Sevierville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1... Sevier | Shelby County is a county in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its county seat is Memphis6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,030 km² (784 mi²). 1,954 km² (755 mi²) of it is land and 75 km² (29... Shelby | Smith County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 17,712. Its county seat is Carthage6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 843 km² (325 mi²). 814 km² (314 mi²) of it is... Smith | Stewart County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 12,370. Its county seat is Dover6. Stewart County is home to Fort Donelson, the site of a Confederate stand against the Unions push down the Cumberland River during the Civil War... Stewart | Sullivan County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 153,048. Its county seat is Blountville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,113 km² (430 mi²). 1,070 km² (413 mi²) of... Sullivan | Sumner County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 130,449. Its county seat is Gallatin6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,407 km² (543 mi²). 1,371 km² (529 mi²) of... Sumner | Tipton County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 51,271. Its county seat is Covington6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,230 km² (475 mi²). 1,190 km² (459 mi²) of... Tipton | Trousdale County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 7,259. Its county seat is Hartsville6, with which is shares a consolidated city-county government. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 302 km... Trousdale | Unicoi County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 17,667. Its county seat is Erwin6. Unicoi is a Cherokee Native American word meaning white, hazy, fog-like, or fog draped. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has... Unicoi | Union County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 17,808. Its county seat is Maynardville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 640 km² (247 mi²). 579 km² (224 mi²) of it is... Union | Van Buren County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 5,508. Its county seat is Spencer6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 711 km² (275 mi²). 708 km² (273 mi²) of it... Van Buren | Warren County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 38,276. Its county seat is McMinnville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,124 km² (434 mi²). 1,121 km² (433 mi²) of... Warren | Washington County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 107,198. Its county seat is Jonesboro6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 854 km² (330 mi²). 845 km² (326 mi²) of it is... Washington | Wayne County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 16,842. Its county seat is Waynesboro6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,905 km² (736 mi²). 1,901 km² (734 mi²) of... Wayne | Weakley County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 34,895. Its county seat is Dresden6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,507 km² (582 mi²). 1,503 km² (580 mi²) of... Weakley | White County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 23,102. Its county seat is Sparta6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 983 km² (379 mi²). 975 km² (377 mi²) of it is... White | Williamson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 126,638. Its county seat is Franklin6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,512 km² (584 mi²). 1,509 km² (583 mi²) of... Williamson | Wilson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 88,809. Its county seat is Lebanon6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,510 km² (583 mi²). 1,478 km² (571 mi²) of... Wilson


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John S. Masters (2498 words)
Overton County was established on September 11, 1806 by an Act of the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, five years after he was born.
This county was carved out of a section of the eastern part of Jackson County and a section of the state known as the Wilderness, or the Indian Reservation, until the Treaty of Tellico in 1805.
She and her husband filed a petition in the County Court of Overton County, asking that the will be set aside, and that the will be transferred to the Circuit Court where petitioners might contest the issues.
Overton County, Tennessee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (360 words)
Overton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
In the county, the population was spread out with 23.00% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44, 25.90% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $26,915, and the median income for a family was $32,156.
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