Scott County, Tennessee
Census Records

This page was last updated 06 September 2008


A Beginner's Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses

A TNGenWeb Project site explaining the U.S. Federal Censuses, especially as they relate to Tennessee.  Includes a number of links to a number of ancillary census sites.

Scott County Census Population Changes

A chart showing how Scott County's population has changed over time since the County's formation

Tennessee Census Maps 1790-1930

A series of maps showing county boundary changes at the time of each federal population census

The microfilm, roll, and volume numbers listed below are those as assigned by the National Archives.

Dates Covered by Record Record Type Indexed* Microfilm Number
1850 Federal Population Census Online M432 roll 895
Map showing 1850 county boundaries    
Farm Census ? unknown
Manufacturers Census ? unknown
Mortality Census No T655 roll 26
Slave Holder Census No M432 roll 906
 
1860 Federal Population Census Yes M653 roll 1271 vol 17
Map showing 1860 county boundaries    
Farm Census ? unknown
Manufacturers Census ? unknown
Mortality Census No T655 roll 27
Slave Holder Census No M653 roll 1285
 
1870 Federal Population Census Yes M593 roll 1559 vol 25
Map showing 1870 county boundaries    
Farm Census ? unknown
Manufacturers Census ? unknown
 
1880 Federal Population Census Yes T9 roll 1277 vol 28
Map showing 1880 county boundaries    
Farm Census ? unknown
Manufacturers Census ? unknown
Mortality Census No T655 roll 30
 
1890 Federal Population Census (the fate of the 1890 census) n/a n/a
Map showing 1890 county boundaries    
Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War ? M123 roll 95
 
1891 Voter list substitute census ? unknown
 
1900 Federal Population Census Yes T623 roll 1595 vol 59
Map showing 1900 county boundaries    
 
1910 Federal Population Census Yes T624 roll 1515
Map showing 1910 county boundaries    
 
1920 Federal Population Census Yes T625 roll 1761 vol 68
Map showing 1920 county boundaries    
 
1930 Federal Population Census

Yes

T626 roll 2271 Edition 76-1 through 76-10
Map showing 1930 county boundaries    

*let me know if an index exists for census records for which  I show question marks


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