Place:Pickett, Tennessee, United States

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Pickett County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,077, making it the least populous county in Tennessee. Its county seat is Byrdstown.

The city of Byrdstown and the Kentucky town of Albany, to the northeast, are positioned between two Army Corps of Engineers lakes: Dale Hollow Lake, mainly in Tennessee, and Lake Cumberland, in Kentucky. The area is known as "Twin Lakes" and Byrdstown is noted as "The Gateway To Dale Hollow Lake". Every year thousands of people vacation at the many resorts situated along the lakes.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1879 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1890 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1934 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1934 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1934 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1934 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1934 Probate 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
1890 4,736
1900 5,366
1910 5,087
1920 5,205
1930 5,615
1940 6,213
1950 5,093
1960 4,431
1970 3,774
1980 4,358
1990 4,548

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External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Pickett 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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