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

The community of Ashland City is the Seat for Cheatham County.

Cheatham County was founded in 1856. Cheatham was created by taking area from Davidson, , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Cheatham had a population of 39,876 people. This is an increase of 11.04% since the last Census (which gave a population of 35,912 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Cheatham represented 0.63% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 40th 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201039,105+8.89%-1.93% since 2009
200939,876+11.04%+0.87% since 2008
200839,532+10.08%+0.98% since 2007
200739,148+9.01% 
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200035,912The Last Census

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

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Below are some of the communities located in Cheatham County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Cheatham County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Ashland City   4,6133,64126.7% increase  
Pleasant View   4,1682,93442.06% increase  
Kingston Springs   2,9822,7737.54% increase  
Pegram   2,1322,1460.65% decrease  

Websites for Cheatham County

Official Website:   www.cheathamcounty.net/

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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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