Montgomery County, Tennessee

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Montgomery County is a county in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 172,331.[1] The county seat is Clarksville.[2] The county was named for John Montgomery, a soldier in the American Revolutionary War and an early settler who founded the city of Clarksville.[3]

Montgomery County was founded in 1836.[3][4][5]

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 15, 2011. Retrieved December 6, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eleanor Williams, "Montgomery County," Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. Retrieved: March 11, 2013.
  4. "Tennessee: Individual County Chronologies". Tennessee Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2007. Archived from the original on February 3, 2018. Retrieved April 18, 2015.
  5. "Origins Of Tennessee County Names" (PDF). Tennessee Blue Book. 2005–2006. p. 512. Retrieved April 18, 2015.