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McNairy County


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Selmer, McNairy County, Tennessee is the County Seat since 1890
The 2000 Census shows, the population as 24,653.

The county is divided by a range of uplands, running centrally through it from north to south, with an eastern and a western slope. These slopes are divided into small valleys by spurs which run out from either side of the central ridge. The soil of the highlands is argillacious and sandy; that of the valleys a sandy loam and very productive. Purdy is the county seat. Its population is 243. Adamsville, Bethel, Falcon, McNairy, Montezuma, Ramer, Stantouville and Chewralla are located in the county.

McNairy County is well supplied with timber, consisting of oak, cypress, poplar, yellow pine, gum, walnut, hickory, etc. The county is watered with numerous creeks, among which may he named Cypress, Tuscumbia, Snake, White Oak, Muddy, Oxford, Owl, Hugging, Sugar, Lick and Mud crocks. The majority of these streams furnish very good water power for machinery. The Mobile and Ohio Railroad runs through the western half of the county. The principal products are corn, wheat, oats, hay, cotton, Irish potatoes, sweet potatoes, sorghum and rye. The principal religious bodies are Methodists, Cumberland Presbyterians, Christians and Baptists. There are two high schools in the county—one at Purdy and the other at Montezuma. County tax, 30 cents on 8100; school tax, 20 cents; and road tax, 5 cents. The green sand spoken of in Henderson County is very abundant in McNairy.
Hand-book of Tennessee By A. W. Hawkins, Henry E. Colton 1882
*** The County seat became Selmer in 1890

McNAIRY COUNTY INTERESTS

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FAMILY HISTORIES

HISTORY of McNAIRY CO

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TOWNS - CITIES - TOWNSHIPS
Adamsville, Bethel Springs, Chewalla, Eastview, Finger, Guys, Michie, Milledgeville, Ramer, Selmer

STANTONVILLE

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D e a t h s

1908 - 1912


F a m i l y       H i s t o r i e s

Drury J. ARCHER Family

Evander McIver ARCHER Family

Pinckney Washington ARCHER Family

William Jasper "Jap" ARCHER Family

William J. ARCHER Family

John V. COBB Family

Mason Dixon ETHERIDGE Family


M a r r i a g e s

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M i l i t a r y R e c o r d s

1883 Pensioners
Korean War Casualties
World War II Casualties


O b i t u a r i e s

Edward ADAMS

Robert Earl Ammons

Shirley BASS

Willaim Ralph BEARDEN

Dossie Benton

Dennis W. BISARD

Cora Ellen (nee Archer) GEE

Mary HARDIN

Lorene Florence HODGE

Bonnie Albert MANESS

Evelyn Kaye MANESS

Glenn S. MILLER

Janie Marie MONTGOMERY

Tina Gale WOOD


Post  Offices

Past & Present Post Offices


Schools

Gooch School - 1920

 


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Neighboring Counties

Chester

Hardin

Hardeman


 

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