Franklin County

Franklin 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.

Franklin County was established in 1807 and named in honor of Benjamin Franklin. The county seat is Winchester and was named after General James Winchester. The railroad has played a significant role in the county’s history by serving as a transportation route between Nashville and Chattanooga. The county is also home to the University of the South at Sewanee and Tims Ford State Park, where many residents do recreational activities. For more information on Franklin County, please go to the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture website.

Farm NameCountyDate FoundedSpecial Recognition
Atkinson Farm Franklin 1868
Breezy Knoll Farm Franklin 1892
Crownover Franklin 1880
Crownover Cove Franklin 1837
East View Farm Franklin 1875
Ikard's Dogwood Acres Franklin 1834
Limbaugh Farm Franklin 1909
Mountain Cove Farm Franklin 1902
Natural Springs Farm Franklin 1861
P.H. Glaus Farm Franklin 1869