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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Since opening its doors in 1991, the Zoo has grown from a small, private operation in Cheatham County to an Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) accredited facility with international conservation involvement.
It added that it would maintain its presence in Cheatham County.
Last October, DiGregorio was killed in a single-car accident on Interstate 40 in Cheatham County, Tenn.
Winter ticks, Dermacentor albipictus, were collected from hunter-killed deer in Cheatham County, Tennessee in October and November of 2005.
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.
Jeanie McLerie sings strong and clear and plays five-string violins, coaxing sounds of Auvergnois hurdy-gurdy into a Mardi-Gras dance, a bluesy western swing flavour to Chittlin'-Cookin' Time In Cheatham County.
The Braxton's towers rise 10 stories above the Cumberland River Valley of Cheatham County.
TENNESSEE - Linda Lee (Mason) White passed away on May 9, at the Christian Care Center of Cheatham County in Tennessee.
The investigation was set up in an old field containing lithic material (Gossette Tract, Cheatham County, Tennessee).
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Located northwest of Nashville, contiguous to Nashville/Davidson County, Cheatham County is one of the faster growing counties in the state, with a growth rate three times the national average and over double the state average.