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

Fentress County was founded in 1823. Fentress was created by taking area from Morgan, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Fentress had a population of 17,677 people. This is an increase of 6.33% since the last Census (which gave a population of 16,625 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Fentress represented 0.29% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 73rd 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
201017,959+8.02%+1.6% since 2009
200917,677+6.33%+0.3% since 2008
200817,624+6.01%+1.25% since 2007
200016,625The Last Census

More information can be found on the Fentress County Census Page for Fentress 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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