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

The community of Sparta is the Seat for White County.

White County was founded in 1806. White was created by taking area from Jackson and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> White had a population of 25,444 people. This is an increase of 10.14% since the last Census (which gave a population of 23,102 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, White represented 0.41% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 58th 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
201025,841+11.86%+1.56% since 2009
200925,444+10.14%+0.85% since 2008
200825,230+9.21%+1.06% since 2007
200023,102The Last Census

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