Map supplied by Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, DC 20540-4650
The above map from 1882 places Sumner County, Tennessee between the following Tennessee county's; Robertson to the west, Davidson to the southwest, Wilson to the southeast, and Macon and Trousdale to the east. Northward lies the state of Kentucky where Sumner County borders to the northeast with Allen and to the northwest Simpson County. The county seat is Gallatin which was named after Albert Gallatin, who was the secretary of the treasury under President James Madison. Sumner County is rich in heritage and has raised many to become leading citizens across the world.
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