Sullivan County, Tennessee

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Sullivan County
Sullivan County Courthouse in Blountville
Sullivan County Courthouse in Blountville
Map of Tennessee highlighting Sullivan 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°31′N 82°18′W / 36.51°N 82.3°W / 36.51; -82.3
Country United States
State Tennessee
Founded1779
Named forGeneral John Sullivan[1]
SeatBlountville
Largest cityKingsport
Area
 • Total430 sq mi (1,100 km2)
 • Land413 sq mi (1,070 km2)
 • Water16 sq mi (40 km2)  3.8%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2019)
158,348
 • Density379/sq mi (146/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district1st
Websitewww.sullivancountytn.gov

Sullivan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 156,823.[2] Its county seat is Blountville.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Blythe Semmer, "Sullivan County," Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. Retrieved: 7 April 2013.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 20, 2011. Retrieved December 7, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)