Place:Decatur, Tennessee, United States

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Decatur County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,757. Its county seat is Decaturville.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1845 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1846 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1869 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1869 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
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
1850 6,003
1860 6,276
1870 7,772
1880 8,498
1890 8,995
1900 10,439
1910 10,093
1920 10,198
1930 10,106
1940 10,261
1950 9,442
1960 8,324
1970 9,457
1980 10,857
1990 10,472

Research Tips

External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Decatur 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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