Grainger County

Grainger 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.

Grainger County was formed in 1796 from parts of Hawkins and Knox counties and holds the distinction as the only Tennessee county named for a woman, Mary Grainger Blount, the wife of Territorial Governor William Blount. Grainger County’s seat is Rutledge and is located 32 miles northeast of Knoxville. For more information regarding Grainger County, please go to the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture website.

Farm NameCountyDate FoundedSpecial Recognition
Bend of the Creek Farm Grainger 1812
Big Maple Dairy Grainger 1868
Bowen/Creech-Moody Farm Grainger 1900
Curl Farm Grainger 1873
Daniel Farm in Narrow Valley Community Grainger 1905
Dutch Valley Farms Grainger 1891
Hammer Farm Grainger 1872
Harrell Farm Grainger 1883
Kidwell Farm Grainger 1900
Massengill Farm Grainger 1796 Pioneer Century Farm