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Encyclopedia > Van Buren County, Tennessee
Van Buren County, Tennessee
Map
Map of Tennessee highlighting Van Buren County
Location in the state of Tennessee
Map of the USA highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded January 3, 1840
Seat Spencer
Largest City Spencer
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

275 sq mi (711 km²)
273 sq mi (708 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), .42%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

5,508
20/sq mi (8/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Van Buren County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 5,508. Its county seat is Spencer6. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... 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. ... Spencer is a town located in Van Buren 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 Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is a high-precison atomic time standard. ... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... 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 State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, 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. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Spencer is a town located in Van Buren 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 711 km² (275 mi²). 708 km² (273 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it (0.42%) 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. ...


Adjacent Counties

White County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Bledsoe County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Sequatchie County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 5,508 people, 2,180 households, and 1,619 families residing in the county. The population density was 8/km² (20/mi²). There were 2,453 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (9/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 99.02% White, 0.13% Black or African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. 0.33% 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. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 2,180 households out of which 30.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% were married couples living together, 11.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.70% were non-families. 21.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.90. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 23.00% under the age of 18, 9.20% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 26.30% from 45 to 64, and 14.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 99.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.30 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $28,165, and the median income for a family was $34,949. Males had a median income of $25,938 versus $20,911 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,497. About 13.70% of families and 15.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.10% of those under age 18 and 21.10% 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. ...


Cities and towns

Spencer is a town located in Van Buren County, Tennessee. ...

Trivia

As of 2006, there are no stoplights in Van Buren County. 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Traffic lights will sometimes differ where there are several lanes of traffic. ...


External links

Coordinates: 35°41′N 85°28′W / 35.69, -85.46 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Van Buren County Chamber of Commerce (113 words)
VAN BUREN COUNTY was established January 3, 1840 from the lands of Bledsoe, Warren and White counties, and is located in Middle Tennessee.
The county is named for President Martin Van Buren, 1782-1862, eighth president of the United States of America, 1837-1841.
Spencer, the county seat, is named for Thomas Sharp Spencer, one of the early long hunters who probably scouted in the area of present Van Buren County.
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