Smith County

Smith 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.

Smith County was established in 1799 and was named in honor of General Daniel Smith. Carthage serves as the county seat and the town’s courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. During the steamboat era, Carthage served as an important port and trade center. For most of its history, Smith County’s industry has been associated with farm products such as distilleries, grist and flour mills, tanneries, saltpeter, tobacco and timber. For more information regarding Smith County, please go to the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture website.

Farm NameCountyDate FoundedSpecial Recognition
Albert Nixon Farm Smith 1912
Allendale Smith 1864
Allison Farm Smith 1892
Arnold Farm Smith 1867
B.D. Wooten Farm Smith 1870
Baker Farm F.L.P. Smith 1891
Beasley Farm Smith 1870
Beechwood Farm Smith 1831
BG Farm Smith 1892
Caplenor Farm Smith 1906