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Jefferson County, Tennessee

US county information
NameJefferson County
Largest cityJefferson City
US Area
Total Area314 sq mi (813.3 km2)
Land Area274 sq mi (709.7 km2)
Water Area41 sq mi (106.2 km2)
Population51722 (2010)
Density73/km2 (189/sq mi)
Founded1792 from Greene and Hawkins Cos.
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Together with Grainger and Hamblen counties, it is part of the Morristown, Tennessee, Metropolitan Statistical Area which is, as of December 2005, considered a component of the Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette, TN Combined Statistical Area. As of 2010, the population was 51,407. The 2005 Census Estimate placed the population at 48,394 . Its county seat is Dandridge . The county's current mayor is Alan Palmieri. Jefferson County has 21 Commissioners, two from each of the ten districts with White Pine electing three. Jefferson County was established as a Tennessee county as of June, 11th 1792.

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