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TENNESSEE-
CARROLL COUNTY
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CARROLL COUNTY, TENNESSEE

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HISTORY of CARROLL COUNTY
Established November 7, 1821
Organized March 11, 1822
Formed from Indian lands
Huntingdon is county seat

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FORREST'S RAID (December 29, 1864)
Forrest's Brigade re-armed and re-equipped with material and horses captured from the Federal storehouses which they had plundered, passed through here enroute to Lexington and their re-crossing of the Tennessee River at Clifton.

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CHRISTMASVILLE
First used as Point No 2 by the 1765 surveyors, a town was later established on November 14, 1825 at John Christmas McLemore's Bluff, on the South Fork of the Obion River.  Goods were shipped down the river until 1854.  Buckeye Point, one mile east, was an Indian campsite.  The town spring furnished water for the inhabitants and a tanyard, and a post office operated here from 1817 to 1902.

 

PEOPLE of CARROLL COUNTY
County named for
Was an officer in the War of 1812
Served as governor of Tennessee 1821-27 and 1829-35
Known as Tennessee's "reform governor"
William Carroll (1788-1844)

 

AIRPORTS in CARROLL COUNTY

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310 Airport Ln
McKenzie

Longest Runway: 2,870 Ft
Runway Lights: Yes
Radio Communications: None

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Carroll County Airport

McLemoresville Municipal Airport & Ball Field !!!

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS IN CARROLL COUNTY
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Building erected 1985
Woodmen of the World Lodge #445

 

GOLF in CARROLL COUNTY
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Carroll Lake Country Club Spring Valley Golf Course

 

HIGHWAYS in CARROLL COUNTY
I-40, 70, 70A, 79 1,  22, 76, 77, 104, 105, 114, 124,  220,  364

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HISTORIC HOMES in CARROLL COUNTY

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CHURCHES in CARROLL COUNTY
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Bethlehem Church Calvary Missionary Baptist Church Carter's Chapel Methodist Church Cedar Grove Presbyterian Church
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Center Point Missionary Baptist Church Chapel Hill Methodist Church Christian Chapel Church of Christ
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Established March 15, 1846
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Built 1940
Rebuilt 1946
Concord Missionary Baptist Church Concord Missionary Baptist Church Cool Springs Presbyterian Church Davis Chapel Church
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Enon Baptist Church Ephesus Missionary Baptist Church FGD Church Galilee General Baptist Church
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Building erected 1901
Rebuilt 1948
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Hebron United Methodist Church Hickory Flat United Methodist Church Hickory Plains Church of Christ Holy Name Catholic Church
265 Gotham Drive in Huntingdon
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Building completed November 1976
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The deed at the old location was for 1877.  I have seen reports that claim our church was begun in1870. 
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Organized 1
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Relocated 1908
Building erected 1948
Rebuilt 1958
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Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church Hopewell Baptist Church  Howse Baptist Church Humbles Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
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Built 1840
Rebuilt 1948
Leach Full Gospel Church Liberty All Methodist Church Liberty Hill Baptist Church Liberty United Methodist Church
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Little Grove Missionary Baptist Church Long Rock United Methodist Church Marlboro Church of Christ Marlboro Missionary Baptist Church
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Rebuilt 1967

 
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Organized July 25, 1830
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McAuley Church Morning Sun United Methodist Church Mount Comfort Missionary Baptist Church Mount Nebo Baptist Church
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Building erected 1922

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Established 1847

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Established November 1825
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Mt Pleasant Baptist Church Mt Zion United Methodist Church Mud Creek Primitive Baptist Church New Crossroads Missionary Baptist Church
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Established 1870
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New Hope Missionary Baptist Church New Hope Presbyterian Church New Hope United Methodist New Independence Full Gospel Church

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Building erected 1956

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New Liberty Missionary Baptist Church

New Reedy Creek Baptist Church

New Spring Hill Methodist Church

No Name Church

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Abandoned

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No Name Church

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Obion Chapel Church of Christ

Oak Grove Baptist Church

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Organized about 1860
First building erected 1892
Existing building erected 1952

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Open Arms Church of God in Christ

Palestine Church

Palmer Shelter Church

Pilgrims Rest Church

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Established July, 1825
Pleasant Grove Primitive Baptist Church Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Republican Grove Baptist Church Roan's Creek Church of Christ

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Founded early 1800's

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Building erected 1929

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Rebuilt 1953
Rebuilt 1975

Seventh Day Adventist Church

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church

Shiloh United Methodist Church

Smyrna Baptist Church

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Building erected 1957

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St John Baptist Church

Tri State Conference Church Campground

True Tabernacle UPC Church

Twin Oaks Church of Christ

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Established 1844
Building erected 1994
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Building erected 1961
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Organized 1974
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Organized January 1977
Building erected 1978
New addition 1981
Union Academy Baptist Church Wingo Baptist Church Zion Cumberland Presbyterian Church Zion Missionary Baptist Church Christ's Chapel
Church
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Organized 1825
Rebuilt 1954
Fellowship Hall erected 1988
  
 

 

 
Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church        

 

CEMETERIES in CARROLL COUNTY
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Birdwell Cemetery Bradford Cemetery Carroll Memorial Gardens Cemetery Carter's Chapel Cemetery
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Chapel Hill Cemetery Christian Chapel Cemetery Concord Cemetery Cool Springs Cemetery
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Established 1966
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Humbles Chapel Cemetery Jamison Cemetery Liberty Cemetery McAuley Cemetery
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Burials began about 1859
Moore & Harder Cemetery Mount Comfort Cemetery New Hope Cemetery Oak Grove Cemetery (8)
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Old Pisgah Cemetery Palmer Shelter Cemetery Pisgah Cemetery Ritter Cemetery Spelling Cemetery

 

POST OFFICES in CARROLL COUNTY
Atwood Opened: May 9, 1855
Closed: December 13, 1859
Opened: July 30, 1872
Closed: Operating

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Bilbrey Opened: June 21, 1882 Closed: May 17, 1893
Blount’s Creek Opened: January 31, 1836 Closed: July 13, 1838
Bramley Opened: May 19, 1890 Closed: January 28, 1903
Bruceton Opened: May 1, 1925 Closed: Operating
Buena Vista Post Office (108) Opened: October 7, 1847 Closed: Operating

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Buxter Opened: August 12, 1887 Closed: March 23, 1903
Carnsville Opened: April 5, 1878 Closed: May 10, 1904
Cavvia Opened: April 13, 1898 Closed: November 30, 1904
Cedar Grove Post Office (159) Opened: October 5, 1875 Closed: Operating

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Christmasville Opened: February 10, 1827 Closed: September 22, 1866
Opened: October 21, 1885 Closed: October 31, 1902
Clarksburg Opened: July 12, 1894
Closed: June 10, 1887
Opened: June 26, 1929
Closed: Operating

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Clarksburgh Opened: March 28, 1857 Closed: September 22, 1866
Opened: February 12, 1867 Closed: July 12, 1894
Crider Opened: May 13, 1881 Closed: March 31, 1903
Dollar Opened: January 11, 1881 Closed: March 28, 1884
Opened: October 6, 1890 Closed: April 23, 1904
Don Opened: May 15, 1901 Closed: August 30, 1902
Dougherty’s Opened: February 7, 1827 Closed: February 4, 1831
Family Opened: March 29, 1882 Closed: November 28, 1896
Garrettsburg Opened: June 30, 1892 Closed: August 31, 1903
Giles Opened: May 30, 1882 Closed: March 29, 1883
Givens Opened: January 26, 1886 Closed: December 24, 1888
Grayson Opened: September 16, 1895 Closed: February 19, 1896
Grovewood Opened: May 9, 1884 Closed: February 15, 1895
Gypsy Opened: May 15, 1886 Closed: March 31, 1903
Hecla Opened: August 9, 1847 Closed: May 23, 1849
Opened: August 28, 1850 Closed: February 20, 1857
Hico Opened: December 22, 1832 Closed: February 20, 1867
Opened: June 2, 1879 Closed: January 30, 1882
Opened: July 7, 1884 Closed: April 1, 1886
Opened: May 31, 1895 Closed: February 15, 1912
Hinkledale Opened: April 24, 1901 Closed: October 31, 1902
Hollow Rock Opened: February 27, 1868
Closed: Operating

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Holmes Opened: May 28, 1886 Closed: February 14, 1903
Huntingdon Opened: May 1, 1824 Closed: Operating
Jumbo Opened: August 9, 1902 Closed: May 31, 1904
Junction City Opened: January 16, 1923 Closed: June 1, 1925
Lankfort Opened: May 18, 1888 Closed: October 1902
Lavinia Opened: September 12, 1854 Closed: September 22, 1866
Opened: May 24, 1867 Closed: August 30, 1869
Opened: June 19, 1884 Closed: Operating
Leach Opened: November 24, 1880 Closed: Operating
Lemore Opened: May 15, 1901 Closed: September 15, 1902
Longrock Opened: May 5, 1901 Closed: March 31, 1903
Macedonia Opened: December 29, 1830 Closed: January 8, 1831
Opened: February 6, 1832 Closed: Sepember 22, 1866
Maple Creek Opened: March 29, 1852 Closed: March 20, 1855
Reopened: March 7, 1870 Reclosed: December 26, 1894
Marlborough Opened: February 16, 1852 Closed: December 1, 1852
Opened: February 4, 1853 Closed: November 17, 1879
Martins Creek Opened: June 29, 1838 Closed: February 16, 1852
Mixie Opened: April 28, 1884 Closed: August 10, 1904
Muse Opened: January 31, 1900 Closed: September 30, 1903
McKenzie Opened: November 20, 1866
Closed: Operating

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McLemoresville Opened: February 4, 1831
Closed: Operating

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New One Opened: July 7, 1922 Closed: January 16, 1923
Newbill Opened: April 21, 1892 Closed: February 28, 1906
Oak Opened: April 2, 1898 Closed: October 31, 1902
Post Opened: April 2, 1891 Closed: October 15, 1924
Profit Opened: July 14, 1882 Closed: May 16, 1883
Pughville Opened: July 28, 1884 Closed: November 12, 1900
Opened: July 12, 1878 Closed: December 22, 1887
Rettuia Opened: July 8, 1840 Closed: July 8, 1843
Roan’s Creek Opened: July 8, 1847 Closed: May 28, 1857
Roxie Opened: April 28, 1884 Closed: May 31, 1902
Sandy Bridge Opened: January 11, 1830 Closed: February 27, 1868
South Carroll Opened: January 29, 1836 Closed: March 26, 1856
Opened: July 16, 1857 Closed: September 22, 1866
Standardville Opened: May 1, 1847 Closed: August 15, 1854
Terry Opened: June 5, 1852 Closed: June 20, 1867
Opened: May 4, 1868 Closed: April 20, 1875
Terryville Opened: February 16, 1852 Closed: June 5, 1852
Tippecanoe Opened: February 28, 1843 Closed: December 19, 1844
Townes Opened: February 20, 1894 Closed: August 31, 1903
Trezevant Opened: November 18, 1859 Closed: Operating
Vale Opened: November 12, 1900 Closed: June 17, 1976
Wayne Opened: May 11, 1900 Closed: March 31, 1903
Westport Opened: November 30, 1892
Closed: Operating

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Whitthorne Opened: May 6, 1896 Closed: October 31, 1945
Woodholm Opened: August 21, 1833 Closed: January 29, 1836
Woods Hill Opened: April 16, 1890 Closed: February 19, 1894
Opened: Jun3 22, 1894 Closed: January 30, 1895
Opened: October 30, 1899 Closed: January 14, 1905
Woods Store Opened: February 28, 1827 Closed: August 21, 1833
Wrights Opened: February 9, 1832 Closed: May 22, 1838
Yuma Opened: February 18, 1895 Closed: Operating

 

SCHOOLS IN CARROLL COUNTY
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No Name School No Name School Old School Building West Carroll High School

 

HOSPITALS in CARROLL COUNTY
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Baptist Family Medical Center Methodist Health Care Center Life Care Center (Bruceton)

 

COMMUNITY CENTERS in CARROLL COUNTY
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Big Buck Community Club Buena Vista Community Center Cherrywood Community Center Macedonia Community Center
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Building erected 1969
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Established 1996
Spanish Grove Community Center Vale Community Center Westview Community Center

 

PARKS in CARROLL COUNTY

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Natchez Trace State Forest

 

SIGHTS IN CARROLL COUNTY
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Pond Field Carroll Lake Parker's Store Vale Grocery Store

 

STATISTICS for CARROLL COUNTY
Square Miles 599
SIZE of CARROLL COUNTY
1950 26,553
1960 23,476
1970 25,741
1980 28,285
1990 27,514
POPULATION of CARROLL COUNTY

 

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