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

The community of Gainesboro is the Seat for Jackson County.

Jackson County was founded in 1801.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Jackson had a population of 10,875 people. This is a decrease of 0.99% since the last Census (which gave a population of 10,984 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Jackson represented 0.19% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 86th 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
201011,638+5.95%+7.02% since 2009
200910,875-0.99%-0.54% since 2008
200810,934-0.46%+0.77% since 2007
200010,984The Last Census

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


Websites for Jackson County

Official Website:   www.jacksonco.com/

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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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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