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Wayne County, Tennessee
Map of Tennessee highlighting Wayne County
Location in the state of Tennessee
Map of the U.S. highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the U.S.
Seat Waynesboro
Largest city Clifton
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

736 sq mi (1,905 km²)
734 sq mi (1,901 km²)
2 sq mi (4 km²), .22%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

16,842
23/sq mi (9/km²)
Founded 1817
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.waynecountytn.org

Wayne County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population was 16,842. Its county seat is Waynesboro. Wayne County is named after General Mad Anthony Wayne.[1].

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 736 square miles (1,905 km²), of which, 734 square miles (1,901 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (4 km²) of it (0.22%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

National protected area

Rivers

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 16,842 people, 5,936 households, and 4,321 families residing in the county. The population density was 23 people per square mile (9/km²). There were 6,701 housing units at an average density of 9 per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 91.92% White, 6.80% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 0.84% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Age pyramid Wayne County[3]

There were 5,936 households out of which 31.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.10% were married couples living together, 10.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.20% were non-families. 24.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county, the population was spread out with 21.40% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 31.70% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 13.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 121.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 125.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $26,576, and the median income for a family was $30,973. Males had a median income of $27,879 versus $19,034 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,472. About 12.90% of families and 16.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.60% of those under age 18 and 19.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Unincorporated communities

  • Ashland
  • Beech Creek
  • Clifton Junction
  • Cromwell Crossroads
  • Crossroads
  • Cypress Inn
  • Factory
  • Fairview
  • Flat Gap
  • Geneva
  • Highland
  • Hog Creek
  • Holly Creek
  • Houston
  • Leatherwood
  • Little Hope
  • Lower Holly Creek
  • Lutts
  • Martin Mills
  • McGlamerys Stand
  • Moccasin
  • Mooney
  • Mt. Hope
  • Ovilla
  • Piney Grove
  • Ransom Stand
  • Shawnette
  • Southgate
  • Threet
  • Three Churches
  • Topsy
  • Upper Holly Creek
  • Whittens Stand
  • Woodlawn

Festivals

Education

  • Columbia State Community College
  • Wayne County Adult Education Center
  • Frank Hughes School
  • Waynesboro Elementary School
  • Waynesboro Middle School
  • Wayne County High School
  • Wayne County Technology Center
  • Collinwood High School
  • Collinwood Middle School
  • Collinwood Elementary School

Radio stations

Tour De Wayne

Wayne County, Tennessee hosts the Tour de Wayne annually, which offers riders routes through Wayne county. Routes range from five (5) miles to one-hundred (100) miles and are suitable for riders of every experience level.

References

External links

Coordinates: 35°14′N 87°47′W / 35.24°N 87.79°W / 35.24; -87.79


Genealogy

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Wayne County, Tennessee
Map
File:Map of Tennessee highlighting Wayne 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 Waynesboro
Largest City Clifton
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), .22%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

16842
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Wayne County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 16,842. Its county seat is Waynesboro6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,905 km² (736 sq mi). 1,901 km² (734 sq mi) of it is land and 4 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.22%) is water.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 16,842 people, 5,936 households, and 4,321 families residing in the county. The population density was 9/km² (23/sq mi). There were 6,701 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (9/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 91.92% White, 6.80% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 0.84% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Age pyramid Wayne County[1]

There were 5,936 households out of which 31.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.10% were married couples living together, 10.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.20% were non-families. 24.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county, the population was spread out with 21.40% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 31.70% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 13.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 121.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 125.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $26,576, and the median income for a family was $30,973. Males had a median income of $27,879 versus $19,034 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,472. About 12.90% of families and 16.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.60% of those under age 18 and 19.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

  1. ^ Based on 2000 census data

External links

Coordinates: 35°14′N 87°47′W / 35.24, -87.79

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