Place:Jefferson, Tennessee, United States

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Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 51,407. Its county seat is Dandridge.

Jefferson County is part of the Morristown, Tennessee, Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette, TN Combined Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1792 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1792 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1792 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1792 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1792 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1800 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
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
1800 9,017
1810 7,309
1820 8,953
1830 11,801
1840 12,076
1850 13,204
1860 16,043
1870 19,476
1880 15,846
1890 16,478
1900 18,590
1910 17,755
1920 17,677
1930 17,914
1940 18,621
1950 19,667
1960 21,493
1970 24,940
1980 31,284
1990 33,016

Note: in 1800 Cocke was reported with Jefferson.

Research Tips

External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Jefferson 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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