Bledsoe County, TN


BLEDSOE COUNTY, situated toward the southeast part of Tennessee, and traversed by Sequatchic river. Length, 35 ms.; mean width, 13, with an area of 455 square miles. The face of the country is generally mountainous or hilly; soil varied, in many situations highly productive. Seat of justice, Pikeville. Pop. in 1820, 4,005; in 1830, 4,688; in 1840 5,676; in 1850, 5,959. (Fanning's, 1853)

    Place Unit Type
    Containing Unit
    Name Type
    Pikeville, TN City or Town
    How to Cite This Page: "Bledsoe County, TN," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College,