Obion County was established in 1823 and the county seat is Union City. The county took its name from the Obion River and the word Obion is thought to be an Indian word meaning many forks. Throughout its history, the county has been a region of small farms and agriculture has played an important role in the county’s economy. For more information regarding Obion County, please go to the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture website.
|Farm Name||County||Date Founded||Special Recognition|
|Drewery Farm (see Key Farm)||Obion||1855|
|Foulks (Hutchinson) Farm||Obion||1866|
|Frances H. Wade Farm||Obion||1853|