Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > Decatur County

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Decatur County in General

Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Decatur County, Preliminary #13). Nashville, TSLA, 1970. 36 pp.

Bridges from the past. Presented by Captain Nathaniel A. Wesson UDC chapter #2396, Decatur County, TN. Savannah, Fundco Printers, 1991. 238 pp.

Decatur County, TN: water use survey, TN-Tombigbee corridor study. Auburn, AL, Auburn University Water Resources Research Institute, 1981. 15 pp.

Decatur County, 1980-1987: an economic analysis. Nashville, TN Dept. Emp. Sec., 1988. 12 pp.

Decatur-Meigs County Tomorrow (TN). Economic development agenda. Decatur, Decatur-Meigs County Tomorrow, 1988. 18 pp.

Goodspeed's history of TN (Decatur County, pp. 814-819, 880-894). Goodspeed, 1887.

Schaffer, Daniel. The Bussell log house: a historical perspective. Norris, TVA, 1983. 12 pp.

Seeber, R. Clifford. A manual of public service agencies in Decatur [& other] counties. Murray, KY, TVA, 1942. 118 pp.

Service sector business opportunities report: Decatur County, TN. Knoxville, TVA, 1989. 53 pp.

Soil survey, Decatur County, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1941, 1955.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

TN Valley Authority. Land Acquisition Dept. Background appraisal study, KY reservoir area. Knoxville, TVA, 1939, 1944. 12 pp. (vol. 4, Decatur County).

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Holladay, Sugar Tree, Daniels' Landing, Parsons, Jeannette, Scotts Hill, Perryville, Pope, Thurman, Bath Springs, Clifton.

Water use survey, TN-Tombigbee corridor study, Decatur County, TN. N.p., US Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, 1981. 9 pp.

Wilson, Charles W. Mineral resources summary of the Thurman Quadrangle, TN. Nashville, TN Div. Geol., 1970. 7 pp.

Younger, Lillye. Decatur County. MSU Press, 1979. 135 pp.

Younger, Lillye. The history of Decatur County, past & present. Southaven, MS, Carter Print., 1977, 1978. 452 pp.



Community information, Parsons, TN. Prepared by the Office of the Mayor, City of Parsons & West TN Ind. Assoc. Jackson, the association, 1988. 28 pp.

Younger, Lillye. People of action. Jackson, Brewer, 1969. 68 pp.


Scotts Hill

Scotts Hill, TN, sesquicentennial, Oct. 2-5, 1975: history, 1825-1975. Scotts Hill, n.p., 1975. 124 pp.

A souvenir of the Scotts Hill Church of Christ homecoming, new church house completed, Sunday, May 29, 1960. Scotts Hill, n.p., 1960. 25 pp.

Turner, Gordon H. History of Scotts Hill, TN. Southaven, MS, Carter Print., 1977. 436 pp.