Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Organization of Fayette County

Marker ID: THC 4E 56
Location: is on West Court Square at West Fayette Street, Somerville, TN
County: Fayette
Coordinates: N 35° 14.636    W 089° 21.026
  35.24393333    -89.35043333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2DD3


Fayette County was organized the first Monday in December, 1824, in the home of Robert G. Thornton, ten miles S. East on North fork of Wolf River. It was made a part of the district which David Crockett then represented in the state legislature.