Charlotte, TN – Name Origin

by admin on April 26th, 2005

Dickson, TN History

Dickson County was formed o?­n October 25, 1803. Land grants date as early as 1786. In 1804 a commission was appointed to find a site for the county seat. The 50 acres that Charles Stewart offered to donate for a county seat were accepted by the commission. The town was named Charlotte in honor of James Robertson’s wife. In 1806 it became the county seat. In 1907, the first post office in the county was established in Charlotte.

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