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Trousdale County, Tennessee
Map of Tennessee highlighting Trousdale County
Location in the state of Tennessee
Map of the U.S. highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the U.S.
Seat Hartsville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

117 sq mi (303 km²)
114 sq mi (295 km²)
2 sq mi (5 km²), 2.06%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

7,259
65/sq mi (25/km²)
Founded 1870
Trousdale-county-courthouse-tn1.jpg
Trousdale County Courthouse in Hartsville

Trousdale County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population was 7,259. In area, it is the smallest county in Tennessee at 114 sq mi (296 km²). Its county seat is Hartsville[1], with which it shares a consolidated city-county government. The county is named for William Trousdale (1790-1872), Brigadier General in the Mexican War, Governor of Tennessee, 1849-1851, and U.S. Minister to Brazil, 1853-1857.

It is officially part of the Nashville-DavidsonMurfreesboroFranklin Metropolitan Statistical Area, although it is located just beyond the ring of "bedroom communities" in the Nashville metropolitan area. Farming and livestock-raising characterize this largely rural area.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 117 square miles (302 km²), of which, 114 square miles (296 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (6 km²) of it (2.06%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 7,259 people, 2,780 households, and 2,034 families residing in the county. The population density was 64 people per square mile (25/km²). There were 3,095 housing units at an average density of 27 per square mile (10/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 86.57% White, 11.35% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.99% from other races, and 0.72% from two or more races. 1.52% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Age pyramid Trousdale County[3]

There were 2,780 households out of which 31.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.30% were married couples living together, 11.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.80% were non-families. 23.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.20% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 24.90% from 45 to 64, and 14.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,212, and the median income for a family was $37,401. Males had a median income of $27,466 versus $21,207 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,838. About 9.70% of families and 13.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.00% of those under age 18 and 20.00% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Hartsville, the county seat, is the only officially constituted city or town in Trousdale County.

Other unincorporated communities include:

  • Barthelia
  • Beech Grove
  • Cato
  • Gravel Hill
  • Halltown
  • Kings
  • Providence
  • Puryears Bend, Tennessee
  • Shady Grove
  • Templow
  • Walnut Grove
  • Willard

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ Based on 2000 census data

External links


Coordinates: 36°23′N 86°10′W / 36.39°N 86.16°W / 36.39; -86.16


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Trousdale County, Tennessee
Map
File:Map of Tennessee highlighting Trousdale County.png
Location in the state of Tennessee
Map of the USA highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat Hartsville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 2.06%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

7259

Trousdale County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 7,259. In area, it is the smallest county in Tennessee. Its county seat is Hartsville6, with which it shares a consolidated city-county government. It is located just beyond the ring of "bedroom communities" that comprise the Greater Nashville-Davidson County metropolitan area. Farming and livestock characterize this largely rural area.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 302 km² (117 sq mi). 296 km² (114 sq mi) of it is land and 6 km² (2 sq mi) of it (2.06%) is water.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 7,259 people, 2,780 households, and 2,034 families residing in the county. The population density was 25/km² (64/sq mi). There were 3,095 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (27/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 86.57% White, 11.35% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.99% from other races, and 0.72% from two or more races. 1.52% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Age pyramid Trousdale County[1]

There were 2,780 households out of which 31.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.30% were married couples living together, 11.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.80% were non-families. 23.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.20% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 24.90% from 45 to 64, and 14.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,212, and the median income for a family was $37,401. Males had a median income of $27,466 versus $21,207 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,838. About 9.70% of families and 13.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.00% of those under age 18 and 20.00% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

  1. ^ Based on 2000 {{subst:#ifexist:census|[[census|]]|[[Wikipedia:census|]]}} data

External links

Coordinates: 36°23′N 86°10′W / 36.39, -86.16

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