Obion County

Obion 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.

Obion County was established in 1823 and the county seat is Union City. The county took its name from the Obion River and the word Obion is thought to be an Indian word meaning many forks. Throughout its history, the county has been a region of small farms and agriculture has played an important role in the county’s economy. For more information regarding Obion County, please go to the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture website.

Farm NameCountyDate FoundedSpecial Recognition
Albright Farms Obion 1903
Allen Farm at Totten Wells Obion 1820
Broadview Farm Obion 1837
Buchanan Bottom Farm Obion 1887
Burnett Farm Obion 1897
Caldwell Farm Obion 1886
Caldwell Farm Obion 1858
Catron Farm Obion 1853
Drewery Farm (see Key Farm) Obion 1855
Foster Farm Obion 1858