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Carroll County
Carroll County Courthouse in Huntingdon
Carroll County Courthouse in Huntingdon
Map of Tennessee highlighting Carroll County
Location within the U.S. state of Tennessee
Map of the United States highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location within the U.S.
Country  United States
State  Tennessee
Founded November 7, 1821
Named for William Carroll
Seat Huntingdon
Largest city McKenzie
Area
 • Total 600 sq mi (2,000 km2)
 • Land 599 sq mi (1,550 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2 km2)  0.1%%
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 28,440 Decrease
 • Density 48/sq mi (19/km2)
Time zone UTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district 8th

Carroll County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,522. Its county seat is Huntingdon. The county was established by the Tennessee General Assembly on November 7, 1821, and was named for Governor William Carroll.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 600 square miles (1,600 km2), of which 599 square miles (1,550 km2) is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2) (0.1%) is water.

Adjacent counties

State protected areas

  • Harts Mill Wetland Wildlife Management Area (part)
  • Jarrell Switch Refuge
  • Natchez Trace State Forest (part)
  • Natchez Trace State Park (part)

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1830 9,397
1840 12,362 31.6%
1850 15,967 29.2%
1860 17,437 9.2%
1870 19,447 11.5%
1880 22,103 13.7%
1890 23,630 6.9%
1900 24,250 2.6%
1910 23,971 −1.2%
1920 24,361 1.6%
1930 26,132 7.3%
1940 25,978 −0.6%
1950 26,553 2.2%
1960 23,476 −11.6%
1970 25,741 9.6%
1980 28,285 9.9%
1990 27,514 −2.7%
2000 29,475 7.1%
2010 28,522 −3.2%
2018 (est.) 28,020 −1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census
1790-1960 1900-1990
1990-2000 2010-2014
USA Carroll County, Tennessee.csv age pyramid
Age pyramid Carroll County

2020 census

Carroll county racial Composition
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 23,744 83.49%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 2,445 8.6%
Native American 75 0.26%
Asian 124 0.44%
Pacific Islander 5 0.02%
Other/Mixed 1,278 4.49%
Hispanic or Latino 769 2.7%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 28,440 people, 10,962 households, and 7,451 families residing in the county.

Transportation

The Carroll County Airport is a county-owned public-use airport located four nautical miles (4.6 mi, 7.4 km) northwest of the central business district of Huntingdon, Tennessee.

Communities

McLemoresville TN 006
McLemoresville

City

Towns

Unincorporated

See also

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