White County, Tennessee

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White County
White County Courthouse in Sparta
White County Courthouse in Sparta
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]
SeatSparta
Largest citySparta
Area
 • Total379 sq mi (980 km2)
 • Land377 sq mi (980 km2)
 • Water2.8 sq mi (7 km2)  0.7%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
27,107
 • Density69/sq mi (27/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district6th
Websitewhitecountytn.gov

White County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. In the 2010 census, 25,841 people lived there. The county seat is Sparta.

References[change | change source]

  1. Carroll Van West, "White County," Tennessee Encyclopedia History and Culture. Retrieved: 24 April 2013.