Place:Meigs, Tennessee, United States

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NameMeigs
Alt namesMeigssource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Vernon Countysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS47041277
TypeCounty
Coordinates35.5°N 84.8°W
Located inTennessee, United States     (1836 - )
See alsoRhea, 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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Meigs County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,753. Its county seat is Decatur.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1835 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1838 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1909 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
1840 4,794
1850 4,879
1860 4,667
1870 4,511
1880 7,117
1890 6,930
1900 7,491
1910 6,131
1920 6,077
1930 6,127
1940 6,393
1950 6,080
1960 5,160
1970 5,219
1980 7,431
1990 8,033

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External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Meigs County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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