Haywood County (Tennessee)

The Haywood County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. In 2010, the County had 18,787 inhabitants and a population density of 13.6 inhabitants per square kilometer. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Brownsville.


The County is located in western Tennessee, about 50 kilometers, from Arkansas and has an area of ​​1383 square kilometers, of which 2 square kilometers is water area. At the Haywood County borders the following Nachbarcountys:


The Haywood County was formed in 1823. It was named for John Haywood, a judge and also known by his nickname The father of Tennessee history.

Demographic data

According to the census in 2010 lived in Haywood County 18,787 people in 7445 households. The population density was 13.6 inhabitants per square kilometer. In the 7445 households lived statistically 2.53 per person.

The racial the population was composed of 48.5 percent white, 50.2 percent African American, 0.3 percent Native American, 0.2 percent Asian and other ethnic groups; 0.8 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity were 4.0 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

25.0 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 60.9 percent were between 18 and 64, and 14.1 percent were 65 years or older. 53.1 percent of the population was female.

The median income for a household was $ 32,414. The per capita income was $ 17,047. 26.6 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Places in Haywood County


  • Brownsville


  • Stanton

Unincorporated communities

  • Dancyville
  • Nutbush
  • Belle Eagle
  • Woodland


The Haywood County is divided into ten numbered districts: