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Moore County

at the intersection of Hines Street and Main Street, Lynchburg, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 16' 56.519976", -86° 22' 25.32"
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Moore County was created by an Act of the Tennessee legislature December 1871, and was named in honor of Gen. William Moore. Born in Kentucky in 1786, he settled on Mulberry Creek circa 1806. Captain in the War of 1812 and the Creek Indian Wars, and Militia Major, Moore served four terms in the State Legislature and was named State Adjutant General in 1840. He died on 10 March 1871, and was buried in Moore Cemetery, in Lincoln County

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
Moore County Tennessee Map