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White County was founded in 1806. It was named in honor of John White. A veteran of the Revolutionary War, and first settler in what later became White County.

Sparta,is the county seat. Other towns are Bunker Hill, Stone Fort, Yankee Town and Key. The water courses are Caney Fork River, Calf Killer, Cherry, Plum, Wildcat, Town.", Post Oak, Fletcher's and Falling Water creeks. These streams furnish excellent water power. Timber is abundant The county is divided between mountain, barren and valley lands, the latter of which only can be regarded as fertile. The productions are corn, wheat, oats, rye, grass, clover, fruit, stock, cotton and tobacco.

The principal educational institutions arc Course Seminary, Greenwood Seminary and Lion Institute. The county taxes are, for schools, 15 cents; for roads, 10 cents, and for county purposes, 30 cents on the SI 00. The religious organizations arc Methodist, Presbyterian and Christian; The McMinnville and Manchester Railroad, in its Sparta extension, has entered the southern border of the county.


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