Weakley County, Tennessee

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Weakley County
Weakley County Courthouse in Dresden
Weakley County Courthouse in Dresden
Map of Tennessee highlighting Weakley 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°17′N 88°43′W / 36.29°N 88.72°W / 36.29; -88.72
Country United States
State Tennessee
FoundedOctober 21, 1823
Named forRobert Weakley[1]
SeatDresden
Largest cityMartin
Area
 • Total582 sq mi (1,510 km2)
 • Land580 sq mi (1,500 km2)
 • Water1.4 sq mi (4 km2)  0.2%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
33,415
 • Density60/sq mi (20/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district8th
Websitewww.weakleycountytn.gov

Weakley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. In the 2010 census, 35,021 people lived there. The county seat is Dresden.

References[change | change source]

  1. Virginia Clark Vaughan, "Weakley County," Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. Retrieved: 24 April 2013.