White County, Tennessee

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White County
White County Courthouse in Sparta
White County Courthouse in Sparta
Flag of White County
Map of Tennessee highlighting White County
Location within the U.S. state of Tennessee
Map of the United States highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 35°56′N 85°27′W / 35.93°N 85.45°W / 35.93; -85.45
Country United States
State Tennessee
FoundedSeptember 11, 1806
Named forJohn White, early settler[1]
Largest citySparta
 • Total379 sq mi (980 km2)
 • Land377 sq mi (980 km2)
 • Water2.8 sq mi (7 km2)  0.7%
 • Total27,351
 • Density69/sq mi (27/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

White County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. In the 2020 census, 27,351 people lived there.[2] The county seat is Sparta.

References[change | change source]

  1. Carroll Van West, "White County," Tennessee Encyclopedia History and Culture. Retrieved: 24 April 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "QuickFacts: White County, Tennessee". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 9, 2023.