Cheatham County

Cheatham County, Tennessee

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

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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Norman taught public school music and elementary education, first in Illinois and retiring in 2012 from East Cheatham Elementary School in Cheatham County, Tennessee.
Rob Freeman of Cheatham County, Tennessee, encountered the gargantuan rattler in his backyard, documenting it for all to see on Facebook on Wednesday.
Cheatham County Schools in Ashland, Tennessee, is in the process of repurposing three of the district's older school buses that were no longer suitable for daily transportation of students.
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Cheatham County, TN's only local radio station has returned to the airwaves 6/3.
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Navarre FL 32566 Table 1--Agencies and Counties Considered Greater Regional Nashville MPO Nashville RTA Nashville Council Davidson County Davidson County Davidson County Rutherford County Rutherford County Rutherford County Sumner County Sumner County Sumner County Williamson County Williamson County Williamson County Wilson County Wilson County Wilson County * Maury County Maury County Maury County * Robertson County Robertson County Robertson County Cheatham County Cheatham County Dickson County Dickson County Houston County Humphreys County Stewart County Trousdale County * Not "officially" in the MPO, but are generally considered a part of it.
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