Henderson County

Henderson 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.

Henderson County was established in 1821 and was named for Colonel James Henderson, who served under Andrew Jackson and commanded Tennessee troops at the Battle of New Orleans. The county seat is Lexington and it is the highest in elevation of all the West Tennessee county seats. During the Civil War, Lexington and Parker’s Crossroads were battle sites during General Nathan Bedford Forrest’s West Tennessee Campaign of 1862. For more information regarding Henderson County, please go to the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture website.

Farm NameCountyDate FoundedSpecial Recognition
Carrington Farm Henderson 1912
Davis Farms Henderson 1851
Houston Farm Henderson 1881
Johnson-Burke Farm Henderson 1916
Johnson-Burke Farm Henderson 1916
McBride Farm Henderson 1906
Meadows Brothers Farm Henderson 1895
Rhodes Farm Henderson 1900
Rhodes-Clifford Farm Henderson 1903
Robinson Farm Henderson 1848