Perry County was established in 1819 and was named after Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, a naval officer and hero of the War of 1812. The county seat is Linden and the county courthouse in the city is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The county is home to the Buffalo River that attracts many nature lovers and water enthusiasts to the area. For more information regarding Perry County, please go to the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture website.
|Farm Name||County||Date Founded||Special Recognition|
|Howell's Twin Oakes Farm||Perry||1880|
|McDonald Craig Farm||Perry||1871||African-American Founder, National Register|