Place:Cocke, Tennessee, United States

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NameCocke
Alt namesCockesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates35.95°N 83.1°W
Located inTennessee, United States     (1797 - )
See alsoJefferson, Tennessee, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Cocke County is a county in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 35,662. Its county seat is Newport.

Cocke County comprises the Newport, Tennessee, Micropolitan Statistical Area and is part of the Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette, TN, Combined Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1797 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1810 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1856 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1877 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1877 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1908 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
1810 5,154
1820 4,892
1830 6,017
1840 6,992
1850 8,300
1860 10,408
1870 12,458
1880 14,808
1890 16,523
1900 19,153
1910 19,399
1920 20,782
1930 21,775
1940 24,083
1950 22,991
1960 23,390
1970 25,283
1980 28,792
1990 29,141

Note: in 1800 Cocke was reported with Jefferson.

Research Tips

External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Cocke 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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