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

The community of Linden is the Seat for Perry County.

Perry County was founded in 1819. Perry was created by taking area from Humphreys and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Perry had a population of 7,826 people. This is an increase of 2.56% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,631 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Perry represented 0.13% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 90th 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
20107,915+3.72%+1.14% since 2009
20097,826+2.56%+0.67% since 2008
20087,774+1.87%+1.25% since 2007
20007,631The Last Census

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


Websites for Perry County

Official Website:   www.perrycountytennessee.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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