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

The community of Dandridge is the Seat for Jefferson County.

Jefferson County was founded in 1792. Jefferson was created by taking area from Greene and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Jefferson had a population of 51,722 people. This is an increase of 16.77% since the last Census (which gave a population of 44,294 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Jefferson represented 0.78% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 30th 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
201051,407+16.06%-0.61% since 2009
200951,722+16.77%+0.78% since 2008
200851,323+15.87%+1.79% since 2007
200044,294The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Jefferson City   8,2197,7605.91% increase  
Dandridge   2,7212,07830.94% increase  
New Market   1,3951,23413.05% increase  
Baneberry   47836630.6% 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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