Weakley County

Weakley County (HMZ4H)

Location: Dresden, TN 38225 Weakley County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 17.512', W 88° 42.513'

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Weakley County was established Oct. 21, 1823, and named for Robert Weakley, then Speaker of the State Senate. In 1825, John Terrell gave 39 acres for the county seat. Martin Lawler, Richard Ridgeway, John R. Shultz, Perry Vincent, and Mears Warner, Commissioners, planned the town of Dresden, named for the German birthplace of Warner's father. Weakley County was one of the homes of Davey Crockett. Present courthouse, built in 1950, is the forth building to serve that function.
HM NumberHMZ4H
Marker Number4A 39
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 6:10pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 346574 N 4017675
Decimal Degrees36.29186667, -88.70855000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 17.512', W 88° 42.513'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 17' 30.72" N, 88° 42' 30.78" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 116 W Main St, Dresden TN 38225, US
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