Stewart County (Tennessee)

The Stewart County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. In 2010, the County had 13,324 inhabitants and a population density of 11.2 inhabitants per square kilometer. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Dover.


The County is located north-west of the geographical center of Tennessee both sides of the Cumberland River and on the eastern shore of the Kentucky Lake dammed the Tennessee River. It is bordered to the north by Kentucky and has an area of 1277 square kilometers, of which 90 square kilometers are water surface. At the Stewart County borders the following Nachbarcountys:


The Stewart County was formed on November 1, 1803 from parts of Montgomery County. It was named after Duncan Stewart (1763-1819), the first Lieutenant Governor of the State of Mississippi ( 1817-1819 ).

Demographic data

According to the census in 2010 lived in Stewart County 13,324 people in 5383 households. The population density was 11.2 inhabitants per square kilometer. In the 5383 households lived statistically 2.44 per person.

The racial the population was composed of 94.8 percent white, 1.8 percent African American, 0.6 percent Native American, 1.1 percent Asian and other ethnic groups; 1.7 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity, 2.1 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

22.3 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 60.7 percent were between 18 and 64 and 17.0 percent were 65 years or older. 50.2 percent of the population was female.

The median income for a household was $ 40,214. The per capita income was $ 20,670. 17.1 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Localities in Stewart County


  • Dover


  • Cumberland City

Unincorporated communities

  • Big Rock
  • Bumpus Mills
  • Indian Mound


The Stewart County is divided into seven numbered districts: