Cannon County

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Cannon County, Tennessee

1 County Courthouse Public Sq
Woodbury, TN 37190
Phone: (615) 563-4278
Fax: (615) 563-1289

In central TN, southeast of Nashville; organized Jan 31, 1836 from Rutherford, Warren, and Smith counties. Name Origin: For Col. Newton Cannon (1781-1842), U.S. representative from TN (1814-17; 1819-23) and governor (1836-39)

Area (sq mi):: 265.71 (land 265.64; water 0.06) Population per square mile: 50.20
Population 2005: 13,337 State rank: 79 Population change: 2000-20005 4.00%; 1990-2000 22.50% Population 2000: 12,826 (White 96.10%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,405; median household $32,809; Population below poverty level: 12.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,026-$24,986
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 32.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 62.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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