Knox County

Knox 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.

Knox County was created from parts of Greene and Hawkins counties in 1792 by Governor William Blount during territorial administration. Knoxville is the county seat and is the headquarters of the Tennessee Valley Authority and home to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The county also has the oldest historically black college in East Tennessee known as Knoxville College and the home of the historically significant dwelling of Governor Blount, a National Historic Landmark in the county. For more information regarding Knox County, please go to the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture website.

Farm NameCountyDate FoundedSpecial Recognition
Thompson Farm Knox 1845