The Cannon County, Tennessee Genealogy Project

The Original website for Historical & Genealogical Research in Cannon County, Tennessee

Since August 15, 1995
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Cannon County, named in honor of Newton Cannon, then Governor of Tennessee, was established on January 31, 1836. It was formed from portions of Rutherford, Smith, and Warren Counties. More than half of Cannon County lies in the Central Basin, and the remainder on the Highland Rim.  Spurs shoot out from the highlands, forming numerous valleys, through which course mountain streams, giving the county probably as much varied and picturesque scenery as any in the State. 

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NEWS: Brown's 'History Of Woodbury And Cannon County' To Be Reprinted

NEW Books with Cannon County families
BOGLE Notes - released January 2009. Look for your Cannon County ancestor(s) in the index preview of the book.
ODOM Oracle - released October 2009. Look for your Cannon County ancestor(s) in the index preview of the book.
Murder On Fodderstack Knob - released November 2010 - Look for your Cannon County ancestor(s) in the index preview of the book.

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