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Lincoln County, Tennessee - County Membership Report (2020)

Exact definitions of "congregations" and "adherents" vary by religious body. Congregations may be parishes, churches, synagogues, mosques, temples, or another site where a religious body has regularly scheduled worship services. Adherents generally are members, children who are not members, and others who are not members but are considered participants in the congregation.

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Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 31 12,071 341.77
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 32 2,534 71.75
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 11 1,050 29.73
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 5 1,030 29.16
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 8 760 21.52
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 670 18.97
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 7 643 18.21
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 2 388 10.99
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3 276 7.81
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 220 6.23
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 1 211 5.97
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 202 5.72
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 182 5.15
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 2 111 3.14
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 94 2.66
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1 81 2.29
Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America Black Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1 76 2.15
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 1 63 1.78
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 45 1.27
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 7 0.20
Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 3
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 35,319 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (20,714) included 58.6% of the total population in 2020. The adherence rate is the number of adherents of a given group per 1,000 people in the general population.

Note that data collection methods for religious bodies change over time, affecting the comparability of statistics. For further information, see the U.S. Religion Census website at

The 2020 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include data for 372 religious bodies or groups. Of these, the ASARB was able to gather data on congregations and adherents for 217 and on congregations only for 155.

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