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Time Zone: Grainger County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Rutledge is the Seat for Grainger County.

Grainger County was founded in 1796. Grainger was created by taking area from Hawkins and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Grainger had a population of 22,857 people. This is an increase of 10.64% since the last Census (which gave a population of 20,659 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Grainger represented 0.36% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 61st 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
201022,657+9.67%-0.88% since 2009
200922,857+10.64%+0.51% since 2008
200822,741+10.08%+0.58% since 2007
200020,659The Last Census

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