Morgan County, Tennessee

county in Tennessee, United States

Morgan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. In the 2010 census, 21,987 people lived there.[2] The county seat is Wartburg.[3] It was founded in 1817.

Morgan County
Morgan County Courthouse in Wartburg
Morgan County Courthouse in Wartburg
Map of Tennessee highlighting Morgan County
Location within the U.S. state of Tennessee
Map of the United States highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°08′N 84°38′W / 36.13°N 84.64°W / 36.13; -84.64
Country United States
State Tennessee
Named forDaniel Morgan[1]
Largest communityCoalfield
 • Total522 sq mi (1,350 km2)
 • Land522 sq mi (1,350 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)  0.06%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density42/sq mi (16/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district3rd


  1. Donald Todd, "Morgan County," Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. Retrieved: 11 March 2013.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 5, 2011. Retrieved December 6, 2013.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.