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

The community of Morristown is the Seat for Hamblen County.

Hamblen County was founded in 1870. Hamblen was created by taking area from Jefferson, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hamblen had a population of 63,033 people. This is an increase of 8.44% since the last Census (which gave a population of 58,128 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hamblen represented 1.02% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 20th 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
201062,544+7.6%-0.78% since 2009
200963,033+8.44%+0.83% since 2008
200862,515+7.55%+0.91% since 2007
200058,128The Last Census

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