Wayne County, Tennessee

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Wayne County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population was 16,842. Its county seat is Waynesboro. Wayne County is named after General Mad Anthony Wayne.[1].

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 736 square miles (1,905 km²), of which 734 square miles (1,901 km²) is land and 2 square miles (4 km²) (0.22%) is water.

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Rivers

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 16,842 people, 5,936 households, and 4,321 families residing in the county. The population density was 23 people per square mile (9/km²). There were 6,701 housing units at an average density of 9 per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 91.92% White, 6.80% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 0.84% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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