Tennessee County Cross Reference



County Date Formed Parent County County Seat
Anderson 1801 Knox, Grainger Clinton
Bedford 1807 Rutheford, Indian Lands Shelbyville
Benton 1835 Humphreys Camden
Bledsoe 1807 Roane, Indian Lands Pikeville
Blount 1795 Knox Maryville
Bradley 1836 Indian Lands Cleveland
Campbell 1806 Anderson, Claiborne Jacksboro
Cannon 1836 Rutherford, Smith, Warren Woodbury
Carroll 1821/1822 Indian Lands Huntingdon
Carter 1796  Washington Elizabethton
Cheatham 1856 Davidson, Dickson & Montgomery Ashland City
Chester 1879 Hardeman, Henderson, McNairy, Madison Henderson
Claiborne 1801  Grainger, Hawkins Tazewell
Clay 1870 Jackson, Overton Celina
Cocke 1797 Jefferson Newport
Coffee 1836 Bedford, Franklin, Warren Manchester
Crockett 1871 Dyer, Gibson, Haywood, Madison Alamo
 Cumberland  1855/56  Bledsoe, Fentress, Morgan, Putnam, Rhea, White Crossville
 Davidson  1783  Cumberland District of North Carolina, Washington County  Nashville
 Decatur  1845/46  Perry  Decaturville
 DeKalb  1837/38 Cannon, Jackson, Warren, White  Smithville
 Dickson  1803  Montgomery, Robertson  Charlotte
 Dyer  1823  Indian Lands  Dyersburg
 Fayette 1824  Indian Lands  Somerville
 Fentress  1823  Morgan, Overton, White  Jamestown
 Franklin  1807  Rutherford, Indian Lands  Winchester
 Gibson  1823  Indian Lands  Trenton
 Giles  1809, 1810 Indian Lands  Pulaski
 Grainger  1796  Hawkins  Rutledge
 Greene  1783  Washington  Greeneville
 Grundy  1844  Coffee, Franklin, Warren  Altamont
 Hamblen  1870  Jefferson, Grainger, Greene  Morriwstown
 Hamilton  1819  Rhea  Dallas (up to 1840) Chattanooga (1870-present)
 Hancock  1844  Hawkins, Claiborne  Sneedville
 Hardeman  1823  Hardin, Indian Lands  Bolivar (known as Big Hatchie before 1824)
 Hardin  1819/1820  Indian Lands  Hardinsville (1820-30), Savannah (1830- date)
 Hawkins  1786  Sullivan  Rogersville
 Haywood  1823  Indian Lands  Brownsville
 Henderson  1821  Indian Lands  Lexington
 Henry  1821  Indian Lands  Paris
 Hickman  1807  Dickson  Vernon (1810-22)
 Houston  1871  Stewart, Humphreys, Dickson, Montgomery  Arlington (1872-78), Erin (1878-present)
 Humphreys  1809 Stewart  Reynoldsburg (1812-36), Waverly (1836-present)
 Jackson  1801  Smith, Indian Lands  Fort Blount (1892-06), Williamsburg (1806-1819), Gainesboro (1819-present)
 James  1871  Bradley  Ooltewah
 Jefferson  1792  Hawkins, Greene  Dandridge
 Johnson  1836  Carter  Mountain City (known as Taylorsville pre-Civil War)
 Knox  1792  Greene, Hawkins  Knoxville
 Lake  1870  Obion  Tiptonville
 Lauderdale  1835  Haywood, Dyer, Tipton  Ripley
 Lawrence  1817  Hickman, Indian Lands  Lawrenceburg
 Lewis  1843/44  Hickman, Lawrence, Maury, Wayne  Gordon (1844-48), Newberry (1848-97), Hohenwald (1897-present)
 Lincoln  1809  Bedford Fayetteville
 Loudon  1870  Blount, Monroe, Roane, McMinn  Loudon
 Macon  1842  Smith, Sumner  Lafayette
 Madison  1821  Indian Lands  Jackson
 Marion  1817  Indian Lands  Cheekville (1818-20), Jasper (1820-present)
 Marshall  1836  Bedford, Giles, Lincoln, Maury  Lewisburg
 Maury  1807  Williamson, Indian Lands Columbia
 McMinn  1819  Indian Lands  Calhoun (1820-23), Athens (1823-present)
 McNairy  1823  Hardin  Purdy (1824-90), Selmer (1890-date)
 Meigs  1836  Rhea  Decatur
 Monroe  1819  Indian Lands  Morganton (1820-22), Madisonville (1822-present)
 Montgomery  1796  Tennessee (abolished in 1796)  Clarksville
 Moore  1871  Bedford, Franklin, Lincoln  Lynchburg
 Morgan  1817  Roane, Anderson  Montgomery (1818-70), Wartburg (1870-present)
 Obion  1823  Indian Lands  Troy (1824-1890), Union City (1890-present)
 Overton  1806  Jackson, Indian Lands  Monroe (1810-35), Livingston (1835-present)
 Perry  1819  Humphreys, Hickman  Perryville (1821-46), Bethel (Harrisburg) (1846-48), Linden (1848-present)
 Pickett  1879 Fentress  Smyrna
 Polk  1839  Bradley, McMinn  Benton
 Putnam  1842 (abolished and re-established 1854)  Fentress, Jackson, Overton, Smith, White  Cookeville
 Rhea 1807  Roane  Dayton
 Roane  1801  Knox, Indian Lands  Kingston
 Robertson  1796  Tennessee, Sumner  Springfield
 Rutherford  1803  Davidson, Williamson, Wilson  Murfreesboro
 Scott  1849  Anderson, Campbell, Fentress, Morgan  Huntsville
 Sequatchie  1857  Hamilton, Marion, Warren  Dunlap
 Sevier  1794  Jefferson  Sevierville
 Shelby  1819  Indian Lands  Memphis
 Smith  1799  Sumner, Indian Lands  Carthage
 Stewart  1803  Montgomery  Dover
 Sullivan  1779  Washington  Blountville
 Sumner  1786  Davidson  Gallatin
 Tipton  1823  Indian Lands  Covington
 Trousdale  1870  Macon, Smith, Sumner, Wilson  Hartsville
 Unicoi  1875  Carter, Washington  Erwin
 Union  1850  Anderson, Cambpell, Claiborne, Grainger, Knox  Maynardville
 Van Buren  1840  White, Warren  Spencer
 Warren  1807/08  White, Jackson, Smith, Indian Lands  McMinnville
 Washington  1777  Washington District, North Carolina  Jonesborough
 Wayne  1817  Hickman  Waynesboro
 Weakley  1823  Indian Lands  Dresden
 White  1806  Jackson, Smith  Sparta
 Williamson  1799  Davidson  Franklin
 Wilson  1799  Sumner  Lebanon