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 Name||County||Date Founded||Special Recognition|
|P.H. Glaus Farm||Franklin||1869|
|Williams Cove Mountain View Farm||Franklin||1813|