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

The community of Byrdstown is the Seat for Pickett County.

Pickett County was founded in 1879. Pickett was created by taking area from Fentress and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Pickett had a population of 4,783 people. This is a decrease of 3.28% since the last Census (which gave a population of 4,945 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Pickett represented 0.09% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 95th 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20105,077+2.67%+6.15% since 2009
20094,783-3.28%-0.93% since 2008
20084,828-2.37%+0.77% since 2007
20074,791-3.11% 
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20004,945The Last Census

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