Johnson County, Tennessee

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Johnson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population was 17,499. The 2005 Census Estimate placed the population at 18,116 [2]. Its county seat is Mountain City[1].

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 303 square miles (784.8 km2), of which 298 square miles (771.8 km2) is land and 4 square miles (10.4 km2) (1.41%) is water. Johnson County's boundary with Sullivan County is defined as the ridgeline of Holston Mountain.

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 17,499 people, 6,827 households, and 4,751 families residing in the county. The population density was 59 people per square mile (23/km²). There were 7,879 housing units at an average density of 26 per square mile (10/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.40% White, 2.42% Black or African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. 0.86% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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