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

The community of Selmer is the Seat for McNairy County.

McNairy County was founded in 1823 and was created by taking area from HardinCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> McNairy had a population of 25,796 people. This is an increase of 4.64% since the last Census (which gave a population of 24,653 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, McNairy represented 0.43% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 57th 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
201026,075+5.77%+1.08% since 2009
200925,796+4.64%+0.65% since 2008
200825,630+3.96%+0.91% since 2007
200024,653The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Selmer   4,6944,5413.37% increase  
Bethel Springs   7797632.1% increase  
Michie   6756474.33% increase  
Eastview   6406183.56% increase  
Guys   5054834.55% 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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