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Washington 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 53 21,718 163.29
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 50 17,984 135.22
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 26 8,246 62.00
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 21 4,970 37.37
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 1 3,115 23.42
National Association of Free Will Baptists Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 16 1,478 11.11
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 2 1,096 8.24
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 8 1,049 7.89
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 8 994 7.47
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 4 952 7.16
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 8 908 6.83
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 9 781 5.87
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 5 763 5.74
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 1 756 5.68
Missionary Church, The Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 5 637 4.79
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 560 4.21
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 2 428 3.22
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3 399 3.00
Primitive Baptists Associations Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 300 2.26
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 300 2.26
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 284 2.14
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 1 244 1.83
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 234 1.76
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 3 202 1.52
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 1 164 1.23
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 1 157 1.18
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 4 140 1.05
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 130 0.98
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Mainline Protestant Restorationists Family 1 127 0.95
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 64 0.48
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 58 0.44
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 33 0.25
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 0 19 0.14
Seventh Day Baptist General Conference of the United States and Canada Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 15 0.11
Church of the Brethren Evangelical Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 1 0 0.00
Bible Presbyterian Church (General Synod) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
Anglican Church in North America Evangelical Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population

The population of this county was 133,001 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (69,305) included 52.1% 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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