Conservation payments in Tennessee totaled $490 million from 1995-2017.

Counties in Tennessee Receiving Subtotal, Conservation Programs payments, 1995-2017

Rank County Subtotal, Conservation Programs
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Tennessee NRCS$58,384,56611.9%11.9%
2Fayette County, Tennessee$34,990,4007.1%19.1%
3Weakley County, Tennessee$26,188,9665.3%24.4%
4Haywood County, Tennessee$25,708,3375.2%29.7%
5Gibson County, Tennessee$23,542,3994.8%34.5%
6Carroll County, Tennessee$22,758,0814.6%39.1%
7Lauderdale County, Tennessee$20,748,1344.2%43.3%
8Madison County, Tennessee$19,953,8404.1%47.4%
9Obion County, Tennessee$19,474,7484.0%51.4%
10Henry County, Tennessee$18,127,6833.7%55.1%
11Lawrence County, Tennessee$17,757,5303.6%58.7%
12Henderson County, Tennessee$17,628,6623.6%62.3%
13Hardeman County, Tennessee$15,070,1823.1%65.4%
14McNairy County, Tennessee$14,831,5543.0%68.4%
15Crockett County, Tennessee$12,638,9902.6%71.0%
16Hardin County, Tennessee$12,101,6842.5%73.5%
17Dyer County, Tennessee$11,298,5752.3%75.8%
18Benton County, Tennessee$8,219,3541.7%77.5%
19Tipton County, Tennessee$8,159,6931.7%79.1%
20Chester County, Tennessee$6,047,0651.2%80.4%
21Shelby County, Tennessee$5,793,8681.2%81.5%
22Giles County, Tennessee$5,791,9581.2%82.7%
23Wayne County, Tennessee$3,718,8910.8%83.5%
24Decatur County, Tennessee$3,400,3800.7%84.2%
25Lincoln County, Tennessee$3,244,7320.7%84.8%
26Bedford County, Tennessee$3,038,5230.6%85.5%
27Montgomery County, Tennessee$2,938,4470.6%86.1%
28Cumberland County, Tennessee$2,745,2100.6%86.6%
29Hickman County, Tennessee$2,421,7090.5%87.1%
30Maury County, Tennessee$2,377,3180.5%87.6%
31Robertson County, Tennessee$2,342,0670.5%88.1%
32Williamson County, Tennessee$2,266,1100.5%88.5%
33Macon County, Tennessee$2,205,4050.5%89.0%
34Franklin County, Tennessee$2,155,1070.4%89.4%
35Rhea County, Tennessee$2,152,8410.4%89.9%
36Coffee County, Tennessee$2,090,4150.4%90.3%
37Clay County, Tennessee$2,019,5850.4%90.7%
38Fentress County, Tennessee$1,881,5700.4%91.1%
39Warren County, Tennessee$1,784,2000.4%91.5%
40Wilson County, Tennessee$1,728,4450.4%91.8%
41Overton County, Tennessee$1,636,4490.3%92.1%
42Sumner County, Tennessee$1,609,5170.3%92.5%
43Dickson County, Tennessee$1,568,2180.3%92.8%
44Greene County, Tennessee$1,548,2380.3%93.1%
45Bradley County, Tennessee$1,475,8210.3%93.4%
46Marshall County, Tennessee$1,458,9960.3%93.7%
47DeKalb County, Tennessee$1,428,8450.3%94.0%
48Rutherford County, Tennessee$1,324,7600.3%94.3%
49Humphreys County, Tennessee$1,305,5220.3%94.5%
50Bledsoe County, Tennessee$1,250,5520.3%94.8%
51Claiborne County, Tennessee$1,242,6720.3%95.0%
52Hancock County, Tennessee$1,180,2060.2%95.3%
53White County, Tennessee$1,176,2870.2%95.5%
54Hawkins County, Tennessee$1,102,1990.2%95.8%
55Perry County, Tennessee$1,088,9150.2%96.0%
56Cannon County, Tennessee$1,085,2090.2%96.2%
57Van Buren County, Tennessee$992,1490.2%96.4%
58Pickett County, Tennessee$919,9170.2%96.6%
59Jackson County, Tennessee$899,8510.2%96.8%
60Lewis County, Tennessee$874,9010.2%96.9%
61Putnam County, Tennessee$868,6900.2%97.1%
62Lake County, Tennessee$862,1210.2%97.3%
63Cheatham County, Tennessee$776,8610.2%97.5%
64McMinn County, Tennessee$754,3260.2%97.6%
65Hamilton County, Tennessee$726,3530.1%97.8%
66Meigs County, Tennessee$713,3790.1%97.9%
67Smith County, Tennessee$694,1010.1%98.0%
68Washington County, Tennessee$686,7070.1%98.2%
69Morgan County, Tennessee$638,9530.1%98.3%
70Union County, Tennessee$594,2560.1%98.4%
71Grainger County, Tennessee$536,4760.1%98.6%
72Loudon County, Tennessee$514,5080.1%98.7%
73Polk County, Tennessee$492,2620.1%98.8%
74Knox County, Tennessee$481,7450.1%98.9%
75Sequatchie County, Tennessee$457,6560.1%98.9%
76Grundy County, Tennessee$456,5350.1%99.0%
77Monroe County, Tennessee$446,8050.1%99.1%
78Moore County, Tennessee$440,0350.1%99.2%
79Trousdale County, Tennessee$423,2460.1%99.3%
80Scott County, Tennessee$406,9500.1%99.4%
81Stewart County, Tennessee$318,7090.1%99.5%
82Cocke County, Tennessee$306,7920.1%99.5%
83Jefferson County, Tennessee$304,3930.1%99.6%
84Houston County, Tennessee$300,5220.1%99.6%
85Johnson County, Tennessee$241,2980.0%99.7%
86Hamblen County, Tennessee$235,9350.0%99.7%
87Blount County, Tennessee$208,3520.0%99.8%
88Anderson County, Tennessee$183,8880.0%99.8%
89Roane County, Tennessee$179,4420.0%99.9%
90Carter County, Tennessee$153,5980.0%99.9%
91Davidson County, Tennessee$120,8140.0%99.9%
92Marion County, Tennessee$119,8070.0%99.9%
93Sullivan County, Tennessee$119,2570.0%100.0%
94Sevier County, Tennessee$75,1030.0%100.0%
95Campbell County, Tennessee$57,8100.0%100.0%
96Unicoi County, Tennessee$51,9720.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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