Monroe County was established in 1819 and was named in honor of President James Monroe. Madisonville is the county seat and it has a National Register listed county courthouse in the downtown area. The county is notable for having significant historical sites associated with the Cherokees and Native Americans. For more information regarding Monroe County, please go to the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture website.
|Farm Name||County||Date Founded||Special Recognition|
|J & J Ranch||Monroe||1845|
|Scruggs Place Farm||Monroe||1833|
|Triple S Farms||Monroe||1858|