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
P.H. Glaus Farm Franklin 1869
Scharber Farm Franklin 1866
Schwartz Farm Franklin 1868
Walker Farm Franklin 1837
Williams Cove Mountain View Farm Franklin 1813