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History of Overton County, Tennessee, USA

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Overton County, Tennessee, USA

Overton County, Tennessee was formed in 1806 from Jackson County, Tennessee and Indian lands. The county was named for Andrew Jackson's friend Judge John Overton, Judge of the State Supreme Court, and co-founder, with Andrew Jackson and James Winchester, of Memphis.

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  • Overton County was founded in September of 1806. It is named after John Overton.

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  • 1854 - Overton county
    Overton, a county in the N. part of Tennessee, bordering on Kentucky ; area estimated at 700 square miles. It is intersected by Obie's, or Obed's...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Overton county
    O'verton, a county of Middle Tennessee, bordering on Kentucky, has an area of about 360 square miles. It is drained by Obie's or Obed's River, and...Read MORE...


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  • Overton County was founded in September of 1806. It is named after John Overton.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1854 - Overton county
    Overton, a county in the N. part of Tennessee, bordering on Kentucky ; area estimated at 700 square miles. It is intersected by Obie's, or Obed's... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Overton county
    O'verton, a county of Middle Tennessee, bordering on Kentucky, has an area of about 360 square miles. It is drained by Obie's or Obed's River, and... Read MORE...

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