Dixon Springs, Tennessee
|Dixon Springs, Tennessee|
Dixona, the home of Tilman Dixon, namesake of Dixon Springs
|Elevation||472 ft (144 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1306354|
Once a thriving area between Carthage and Hartsville, the community still has many antebellum homes and significant cemeteries of early settlers in the area, including the grave of Col. William Martin, pioneer of the region and eldest son of General Joseph Martin of Virginia. Dixon Springs was settled prior to 1787 by its namesake, Tilman Dixon, Revolutionary War soldier, where his historic home, Dixona, site of the first Smith County court meeting, still stands.
- "Dixon Springs, Tennessee". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
- In the Saunders-Cunningham-Alexander cemetery,2.2 miles south of town are the graves of Revolutionary war officers Maj. William Cunningham and his son-in-law Col. William Saunders. William Martin Cemetery, Cato, Trousdale County, Tennessee, ancestry.com
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