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

The community of Henderson is the Seat for Chester County.

Chester County was founded in 1879. Chester was created by taking area from Hardeman, , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Chester had a population of 16,312 people. This is an increase of 4.97% since the last Census (which gave a population of 15,540 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Chester represented 0.27% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 76th 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
201017,131+10.24%+5.02% since 2009
200916,312+4.97%+0.17% since 2008
200816,284+4.79%+1.28% since 2007
200015,540The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Henderson   6,4045,67012.95% increase  
Milledgeville   2952872.79% increase  
Enville   2322300.87% increase  
Silerton   946056.7% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<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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