Place:Hawkins, Tennessee, United States

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Hawkins County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 56,833. Its county seat is Rogersville, Tennessee's second-oldest town.

Hawkins County is part of the KingsportBristol (TN)Bristol (VA) Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson City–Kingsport–Bristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area – commonly known as the "Tri-Cities" region.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1785 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1786 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1787 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1810 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1914 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
1790 6,970
1800 6,563
1810 7,643
1820 10,949
1830 13,683
1840 15,035
1850 13,370
1860 16,162
1870 15,837
1880 20,610
1890 22,246
1900 24,267
1910 23,587
1920 22,918
1930 24,117
1940 28,523
1950 30,494
1960 30,468
1970 33,726
1980 43,751
1990 44,565

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Fact

Hawkins County, Tennessee ia named after Sen. Benjamin Hawkins (1754-1816).