Jacksboro, Tennessee

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Jacksboro is a town in Campbell County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 1,887 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Campbell County.[3]

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Geography

Jacksboro is located at 36°19′53″N 84°11′20″W / 36.331511°N 84.188793°W / 36.331511; -84.188793.[4] The town situated near the "corner" of an L-shaped section of Powell Valley created by the intersection of the Cumberland Plateau's Cumberland Mountain escarpment, which runs in a northeast-southwest direction, and the plateau's Cross Mountain escarpment, which runs northwest-to-southeast. Big Creek and Cove Creek — which traverse the eastern and western sections of Jacksboro respectively — are both part of the Norris Lake system of the Clinch River watershed.

Jacksboro is centered along U.S. Route 25, approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) northeast of Interstate 75 and a mile or so northeast of Cove Lake State Park.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.8 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,887 people, 767 households, and 550 families residing in the town. The population density was 723.0 people per square mile (279.1/km2). There were 827 housing units at an average density of 316.9/sq mi (122.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.04% White, 0.11% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.90% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.48% of the population.

There were 767 households out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.80.

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