Sumner County

Sumner 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.

Sumner County was established in 1786 and it was named for Revolutionary War General Jethro Sumner. Gallatin serves as the county seat. The county is home to Volunteer State Community College and the Old Hickory Dam that was constructed in the 1950s by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. For more information regarding Sumner County, please go to the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture website.

Farm NameCountyDate FoundedSpecial Recognition
Angela / Coley Farm Sumner 1870
Anna Brown Farm Sumner 1815
Ashcrest Farm Sumner 1810 NR
Bentley Farm Sumner 1906
Bradley Farm Sumner 1795 Pioneer Century Farm
Brewer Farm Sumner 1850
Douglass Farms Sumner 1840
Drake Farm Sumner 1876 African American
Fox Horn Hill Sumner 1790
Garrett Farm Sumner 1820