Place:Putnam, Tennessee, United States

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Putnam County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 72,321. Its county seat is Cookeville. Putnam County is part of the Cookeville Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1825 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1842 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1854 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1874 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1878 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
1860 8,558
1870 8,698
1880 11,501
1890 13,683
1900 16,890
1910 20,023
1920 22,231
1930 23,759
1940 26,250
1950 29,869
1960 29,236
1970 35,487
1980 47,690
1990 51,373

Research Tips

External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Putnam 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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