Cheatham County, Tennessee

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Cheatham County
Cheatham County Courthouse in Ashland City
Map of Tennessee highlighting Cheatham County
Location within the U.S. state of Tennessee
Map of the United States highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°16′N 87°05′W / 36.27°N 87.08°W / 36.27; -87.08
Country United States
State Tennessee
FoundedFebruary 28, 1856
Named forEdward Saunders Cheatham[1] or Benjamin F. Cheatham[2]
SeatAshland City
Largest townAshland City
Government
 • MayorAustin Carlson
Area
 • Total307 sq mi (800 km2)
 • Land302 sq mi (780 km2)
 • Water4.6 sq mi (12 km2)  1.5%
Population
 (2020)
 • Total41,072 Increase
 • Estimate 
(2023)
42,254 Increase
 • Density133/sq mi (51/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district7th
Websitecheathamcountytn.gov

Cheatham County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. In the 2020 census, 41,072 people lived there.[3] The county seat is Ashland City.

References[change | change source]

  1. James B. Hallums, "Cheatham County," Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. Retrieved: June 23, 2013.
  2. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 77.
  3. "QuickFacts: Cheatham County, Tennessee". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 9, 2023.