Jackson County, Tennessee

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Date: 6 Nov 1801 [unknown]
Location: Jackson County, Tennesseemap
Surnames/tags: us_history Tennessee Appalachia
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The purpose of this sub-project is to have a foundation for all things genealogy, and more, relating to Jackson County, Tennessee.

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Jackson County History

Jackson County was formed on November 6, 1801, from part of Smith County and Native American lands. It was named for Andrew Jackson, who would later serve as the seventh President of the United States.


Jackson County is part of Middle Tennessee, one of Tennessee's Three Grand Divisions. These divisions are not only geographic, but also cultural and defined in state law. Jackson County is also part of the Central Region of Appalachia.

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Census-designated Place

  • Dodson Branch

Unincorporated Communities

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