Sequatchie County

Sequatchie County, Tennessee

307 Cherry St E Rm 6
Dunlap, TN 37327
Phone: (423) 949-2522
Fax: (423) 949-6316

In southeastern TN, northwest of Chattanooga; organized Dec 9, 1857 from Hamilton County (and previously from Bledsoe, Marion, and Grundy counties). Name Origin: For the Sequatchie River, which runs through it; name is Cherokee, probably for 'hog river.'

Area (sq mi):: 266.02 (land 265.85; water 0.18) Population per square mile: 47.70
Population 2005: 12,691 State rank: 82 Population change: 2000-20005 11.60%; 1990-2000 28.30% Population 2000: 11,370 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,468; median household $30,959; Population below poverty level: 16.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,176-$21,039
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 27.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Keith Cartwright of Sequatchie County and Mayor Dwain Land of the City of Dunlap.
It would be a big impact to the economy if we lost them," Sequatchie County Executive Bill Harmon says.
CDI) proudly announce the creation of EternaGreen[TM] - a super-premium biochar product, rich in high-grade carbon, that will be produced at the Mantria Place CDI BioRefinery, located in Sequatchie County, Tennessee.
Notes: A regular meeting of the Sequatchie County Commission will be held on Monday, March 21, 2016, at 7:00 PM.