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

The community of Covington is the Seat for Tipton County.

Tipton County was founded in 1823.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Tipton had a population of 59,495 people. This is an increase of 16.04% since the last Census (which gave a population of 51,271 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Tipton represented 0.9% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 25th 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
201061,081+19.13%+2.67% since 2009
200959,495+16.04%+1.11% since 2008
200858,841+14.76%+1.94% since 2007
200757,719+12.58% 
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200051,271The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Covington   9,3338,46310.28% increase  
Atoka   7,4663,235130.8% increase  
Munford   6,6934,70842.16% increase  
Brighton   2,6741,71955.6% increase  
Mason   1,3431,08923.32% increase  

Websites for Tipton County

Official Website:   www.tiptonco.com

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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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