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CARROLL COUNTY TENNESSEE
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HISTORY of CARROLL COUNTY TN

Counties of TN
History of Carroll Co (Goodspeeds)
Resources of Tennessee Vol. 2


HISTORY of CARROLL COUNTY TN

Carroll county is abundantly supplied with timber of excellent quality, consisting of hickory, oak (all varieties), poplar, gum, beech, etc. There is a plow factory at Trezevant, a number of saw and planing mills, at various points, and flouring mills, etc. The general topography of the county is undulating and broken, with considerable plateaus of comparatively level country.

The county is very well watered with numerous creeks, among which are Big Sandy, with numerous tributaries in the eastern part of the county, having a general northern direction, and emptying into the Tennessee River. The other principal streams are Rutherford's and South Fork of Obion River, Ready, Beaver, Gwinn's, Crooked and various other creeks, which, uniting in the western half of the county, form the Obion River, affording, in their courses, numerous mill sites. The agricultural productions of the county are greatly diversified, consisting of corn, wheat, oats, hay, cotton, tobacco, Irish potatoes, sweet potatoes, sorghum and rye.

The educational institutions are, Trezevaut High School, McKenzie College, Bethel College (also at McKenzie), Huntingdon High School, West Tennessee Seminary (at Hollow Rock), Macedonia Academy, Buena Vista Academy and Clarksville Academy.
The county seat is Huntingdon, with a population of 646. Other towns in the county are, Hollow Rock, Marlboro, BuenaVista, Clarksburg, Lavinia, Atwood, Trczcvant, McLemonsville and McKenzie
The principal religious denominations arc, Cumberland Presbyterians, Methodists, Baptists and Christians.
The Nashville. Chattanooga and St. Louis Railroad, and the Memphis branch of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad pass through the county
Hand-book of Tennessee By A. W. Hawkins, Henry E. Colton 1882

TOWNS and CITIES

ATWOOD
History of Atwood

BETHEL
History of Bethel

BRUCETON
Bruceton Texaco

BUENA VISTA
History of Buena Vista

CHRISTMASVILLE
Story of Christmasville

CLARKSBURG
History of Clarksburg

HOLLOW ROCK
History of Hollow Rock

HUNTINGDON
History of Huntingdon

Unclaimed Letters 1839
Hotel Carroll
Huntingdon Story

McKENZIE
History of McKenzie

McLEMORESVILLE
History of McLemoresville

POND BRANCH
History of Pond Branch

TREZEVANT
History of Trezevant

YUMA
History of Yuma

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