· · · · · · · · · · - 15% · - 14% · Black or African American - 9% · - 8% · - 5% · - 2% · American Indian tribes, specified - 2% · European - 1% · - 1% · Mexican - 1% · - 1% · Cherokee - 1% · - 1% · - 1% · - 1% Former names for Cowan include: · Hawkins For more detail about place names in the Cowan area, consult Tennessee place-names, Larry L. The average household size was 2. There were 203 households out of which 41. Great revivals were held here at a Methodist campground. Tennessee Towns: from Adams to Yorkville. Then, there are some names that defy explanation. However, others point out that the William Tyler Berry family once resided here, and attribute 18 the name to them.
Adams is said to be the site of an infamous haunting, the. With over 1,900 entries, this volume covers virtually all the cities, towns, villages, hamlets, and communities of Tennessee. Location of Adams, Tennessee Coordinates: - Total 2. There were 230 housing units at an average density of 94. Tennessee Place-Names is an essential and fascinating reference book for scholars, teachers, students, and any individual interested in the history of Tennessee.
Here you can learn when and how towns got their names. Cities were named for the people who founded them or for a person whom the settlers wanted to honor. The first manifestations of the Bell Witch haunting supposedly occurred in 1817 through 1820 on a farm owned by John Bell. Here you can learn when and how towns got their names. A memorial to the Bell family can be found at Bellwood Cemetery. Pre-1800 records show that a William Berry died in this area in 1789, but a second source states that he died in 1889 the latter year is probably correct. See entry for Bethlehem, Campbell County.
The town's charter was repealed in 1899. In the city the population was spread out with 29. Tennessee has never had so complete a place-names volume as this. Knoxville, Tennessee: East Tennessee Historical Society. To learn more about how Tennessee cities were named, you may want to explore this book: Miller, Larry L. They remind us that this is often the tale of actual humans facing actual difficulties and chances in frequently tricky situations.
Some cities were named for a city or region that the founders had left behind. According to the , the city has a total area of 2. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001. Adams was reincorporated in 1908 and incorporated as a city in 1963. Geographic terms, such as Ridge, Hill, or Springs, formed part of many Tennessee place names. Bible names were also popular.
See entry for Bethlehem, Campbell County. Tennessee has never had so complete a place-names volume as this. Geography Adams is located at 36. Some cities were named for Indians or Indian terms. With more than 1,900 entries, Larry L. The population was 566 at the 2000 census.
Most Tennessee cities were named during the late 1700s and the 1800s. Ultimately referring to the village where Christ was born, the label may have been assigned here by persons from the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, area. Although current names are the primary focus, previous names are also provided and discussed when information is available, and many interesting stories attached to a place have also been included. Miller covers virtually all the cities, towns, villages, hamlets, and communities of the state. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.
The median age was 35 years. He or she may have been responsible in some way for this geographical designation surviving on maps. A resident of nearby Middle Creek explains that her community is situated between Horse Creek and Camp Creek. Although current names are the primary focus, previous names and interesting stories attached to a place are also discussed. An American Haunting: The Bell Witch.