Admitted to the Union on June 1, 1796 as the 16th state. (Visit the Wikipedia article for further information on Tennessee as a state.)

  • 1790 – 1800 federal censuses lost for all counties.
  • 1810 federal census lost for all counties except Rutherford and some of Grainger.
  • 1820 federal census extant for all counties except lost for all counties in East Tennessee: Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamilton, Hawkins, Jefferson, Knox, McMinn, Marion, Monroe, Morgan, Rhea, Roane, Sevier, Sullivan, and Washington.
  • 1830 – 1940 federal censuses extant for all counties except for 1890.
Anderson Bedford Benton Bledsoe
Blount Bradley Campbell Cannon
Carroll Carter Cheatham Chester
Claiborne Clay Cocke Coffee
Crockett Cumberland Davidson Decatur
DeKalb Dickson Dyer Fayette
Fentress Franklin Gibson Giles
Grainger Greene Grundy Hamblen
Hamilton Hancock Hardeman Hardin
Hawkins Haywood Henderson Henry
Hickman Houston Humphreys Jackson
Jefferson Johnson Knox Lake
Lauderdale Lawrence Lewis Lincoln
Loudon McMinn McNairy Macon
Madison Marion Marshall Maury
Meigs Monroe Montgomery Moore
Morgan Obion Overton Perry
Pickett Polk Putnam Rhea
Roane Robertson Rutherford Scott
Sequatchie Sevier Shelby Smith
Stewart Sullivan Sumner Tipton
Trousdale Unicoi Union Van Buren
Warren Washington Wayne Weakley
White Williamson Wilson