Haywood County was established in 1823 and was named after Judge John Haywood. Brownsville serves as the county seat. Throughout most of the county’s history, cotton has been the primary crop. In fact, the earliest industry in the county initially supported agricultural production with the operation of cotton gins. For more information regarding Haywood County, please go to the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture website.
|Farm Name||County||Date Founded||Special Recognition|
|Haywood County Farm||Haywood||1868|
|Hooper Family Farm||Haywood||1895|
|Joyner's Hill Farm||Haywood||1838|
|Nelson Bond's Oakview Farm||Haywood||1887||African American|