Crockett County (Tennessee)

The Crockett County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. In 2010, the County had 14,586 inhabitants and a population density of 21.2 inhabitants per square kilometer. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is the Alamo.


The County is located in western Tennessee, is about 45 miles from Missouri and Arkansas away and has an area of 688 square kilometers, of which 1 square kilometers of water surface. At the Crockett County borders the following Nachbarcountys:


The Crockett County was formed on December 20, 1845 from parts of Dyer County, Gibson County, Haywood County and Madison County. It was named after Davy Crockett (1786-1836), an American folk hero and officer in the Texan / Mexican War of Independence in 1836, killed at the Battle of the Alamo.

Demographic data

According to the census in 2010 lived in Crockett County 14,586 people in 5549 households. The population density was 21.2 inhabitants per square kilometer. In the 5549 households lived statistically 2.56 per person.

The racial the population was composed of 84.3 percent white, 13.2 percent African American, 0.4 percent Native American, 0.2 percent Asian and other ethnic groups; 1.8 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity were 8.9 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

24.4 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 59.1 percent were between 18 and 64 and 16.5 percent were 65 years or older. 52.1 percent of the population was female.

The median income for a household was $ 36,556. The per capita income was $ 19,742. 18.7 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Places in Crockett County


  • Bells
  • Friendship


  • Alamo
  • Gadsden
  • Maury City

Unincorporated communities

  • Crockett Mills
  • Fruitvale
  • Midway


The Crockett County is divided into twelve numbered districts: