Place:Cheatham, Tennessee, United States

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Cheatham County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 39,105. Its county seat is Ashland City.

Cheatham County is part of the Nashville-DavidsonMufreesboroFranklin Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is named for Tennessee politician Edward S. Cheatham (1818–1878).

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1856 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1881 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1860 7,258
1870 6,678
1880 7,956
1890 8,845
1900 10,112
1910 10,540
1920 10,039
1930 9,025
1940 9,928
1950 9,167
1960 9,428
1970 13,199
1980 21,616
1990 27,140

Research Tips

External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Cheatham County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, naturalizations, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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