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Cheatham County, Tennessee

100 Public Sq Suite 105
Ashland City, TN 37015
Phone: (615) 792-4316
Fax: (615) 792-2001
www.cheathamcounty.net

In west-central TN, northwest of Nashville; organized Feb 28, 1856 from Dickson, Montgomery, Davidson, and Robertson counties. Name Origin: Probably for Edwin S. Cheatham, speaker of the TN senate when county was formed. Others claim Gen. Benjamin F. Cheatham (1820-86), an officer in the Mexican-American War and for the Confederacy; or Nathaniel Cheatham

Area (sq mi):: 307.13 (land 302.66; water 4.47) Population per square mile: 127.50
Population 2005: 38,603 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 7.50%; 1990-2000 32.30% Population 2000: 35,912 (White 96.10%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 35.30
Income 2000: per capita $18,882; median household $45,836; Population below poverty level: 7.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,870-$26,888
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 32.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 72.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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