Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Smith - Jackson County Line

Marker ID: THC 3B 14
County: Smith
Waymark: None


Smith County
Established 1799; named in honor of

Daniel Smith

-- see notes

Jackson County

Established 1801; named in honor of

Andrew Jackson.

Member of the first state Constitutional Convention, later representative in Congress and Senator; major general in the Army, victor in the Creek War, two conquests of Florida and the Battle of New Orleans in 1815; seventh President of the United States.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission


The text of the Smith County Line marker was omitted from the TN Historic Commissions book. The information provided here is from Wikipedia.

Smith County, Tennessee

Smith County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population was 17,712. Its county seat is Carthage. It was created in 1799 and is named for Daniel Smith, a Revolutionary War veteran who made the first map of Tennessee and served as a United States Senator.