Place:Scott, Tennessee, United States

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Scott County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,228. Its county seat is Huntsville.

Scott County is known for having seceded from the Confederacy during the Civil War and subsequently forming The Free and Independent State of Scott.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1849 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1854 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1892 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
1850 1,905
1860 3,519
1870 4,054
1880 6,021
1890 9,794
1900 11,077
1910 12,947
1920 13,411
1930 14,080
1940 15,966
1950 17,362
1960 15,413
1970 14,762
1980 19,259
1990 18,358

Research Tips

External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Scott 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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