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
Gillespie Farm Sumner 1787 Pioneer Century Farm
Greenwood Farm Sumner 1872
Hidden Springs Farm Sumner 1847
High Oak Farm Sumner 1870
Lauderdale Farm Sumner 1902
Light's Farm Sumner 1866
Link Farm Sumner 1822
Maple Valley By Groves Sumner 1851
Martin Homestead Sumner 1876
McKee Farm Sumner 1906