Place:Perry, Tennessee, United States

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Perry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,915. Its county seat is Linden. It was named after the War of 1812 naval hero Oliver Hazard Perry.

Perry County is served by Perry County Airport near Linden. Mousetail Landing State Park is located in the county.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1819 County formed 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
1826 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1863 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1865 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
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
1820 2,384
1830 7,094
1840 7,419
1850 5,821
1860 6,042
1870 6,925
1880 7,174
1890 7,785
1900 8,800
1910 8,815
1920 7,765
1930 7,147
1940 7,535
1950 6,462
1960 5,273
1970 5,238
1980 6,111
1990 6,612

Research Tips

External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Perry 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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