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Hawkins County, Tennessee

US county information
NameHawkins County
SeatRogersville (settled 1775)
Largest cityKingsport (partially contained) Church Hill (wholly contained)
US Area
Total Area500 sq mi (1295 km2)
Land Area487 sq mi (1261.3 km2)
Water Area13 sq mi (33.7 km2)
Population56833 (2010)
Density42.5/km2 (110/sq mi)
Founded1784 (Franklin, as Spencer County)
1786 (North Carolina)
1796 (Tennessee)
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Hawkins County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2010, the population was 56,833. Its county seat is Rogersville, Tennessee's second-oldest town.

Hawkins County is part of the Kingsport - Bristol (TN) - Bristol (VA) Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson City - Kingsport - Bristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area - commonly known as the "Tri-Cities" region.

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