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Time Zone: Bledsoe County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Pikeville is the Seat for Bledsoe County.

Bledsoe County was founded in 1807.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Bledsoe had a population of 12,967 people. This is an increase of 4.85% since the last Census (which gave a population of 12,367 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Bledsoe represented 0.22% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 81st most populous county (out of 95 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201012,876+4.12%-0.7% since 2009
200912,967+4.85%-1.12% since 2008
200813,114+6.04%+0.44% since 2007
200012,367The Last Census

More information can be found on the Bledsoe County Census Page for Bledsoe County.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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