Wartrace (HMH6A)

Location: Wartrace, TN 37183 Bedford County
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N 35° 31.526', W 86° 20.04'

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In 1850, Rice Coffey gave eight acres to the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad on which the main line would run with a depot and freight house at the junction of the branch line to Shelbyville. In 1851, town lots were laid off. The following year, a post office was established. In 1853, the town was incorporated as Wartrace Depot after Wartrace Creek. Twenty years later, the name was changed to Wartrace after Wartrace Creek, which was named for the War Trace, a buffalo path used by Indians at war with Nashville settlers in the 1790's.
HM NumberHMH6A
Marker Number3G 44
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 2:40pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 560383 N 3931518
Decimal Degrees35.52543333, -86.33400000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 31.526', W 86° 20.04'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 31' 31.56" N, 86° 20' 2.40" W
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Area Code(s)931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200 Blackman Blvd W, Wartrace TN 37183, US
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