Davidson County

Davidson County Map

This map is intended for general geographical understanding. It does not provide the specific locations of the farms in order to protect the owners’ privacy. Map Courtesy of Carole Swann, Tennessee Department of Agriculture.

Davidson County was founded in 1783 and was named in honor of William L. Davidson, a Revolutionary War officer who died at Valley Forge. Its county seat, Nashville, is the oldest permanent white settlement in Middle Tennessee, founded by James Robertson and John Donelson during the winter of 1779-1780. In addition to serving as the county seat, Nashville also is the capital city of Tennessee. Davidson County has many historic sites and attractions such as the Hermitage where Andrew Jackson lived, Radnor Lake State Park, and the Ellington Agricultural Center. In addition, the county is home to many famous educational institutions such as Belmont, Fisk, Lipscomb, Tennessee State, Trevecca and Vanderbilt universities. For more information regarding Davidson County, please go to the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture website.

Farm NameCountyDate FoundedSpecial Recognition
Cleveland Hall Davidson 1785 Pioneer Century Farm
County Line Farm Davidson 1869
Smith Farm Davidson 1815
Stenberg Cattle Farm Davidson 1899
The Homeplace Farm Davidson 1857