Place:Hardin, Tennessee, United States

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Hardin County is a county located in the U.S. State of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,026. The seat is Savannah. The county was named posthumously for Col. Joseph Hardin, a Revolutionary War soldier and a legislative representative for the Province of North Carolina; the State of Franklin; and the Southwest Territory. The county was founded in November 1819.

Hardin County was the site of the Battle of Shiloh (also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing) during the Civil War.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1819 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1820 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1863 Marriage 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
1820 1,462
1830 4,868
1840 8,245
1850 10,328
1860 11,214
1870 11,768
1880 14,793
1890 17,698
1900 19,246
1910 17,521
1920 17,291
1930 16,213
1940 17,806
1950 16,908
1960 17,397
1970 18,212
1980 22,280
1990 22,633

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External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Hardin 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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