Overton County, Tennessee, USA - 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 the West Fork. The surface is hilly. The soil is fertile. Maize, wheat, oats, cattle, and pork are the staples. This county is liberally supplied with timber, -chestnut, ash, hickory, oak, maple and tulip-tree. Coal is found in it. Capital - Livingston, on the Marietta & North Georgia Railroad. Pop. in 1870, 11,297; in 1880, 12,153; in 1890, 12,039.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
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