VAN BUREN COUNTY TENNESSEE

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HISTORY OF VAN BUREN COUNTY

Van Buren County, formed in 1840 from parts of White, Warren, and Bledsoe Counties, is named for Martin Van Buren. The county seat is Spencer. One of the first co-educational colleges in the South, Burritt College, was founded here in 1848. Most of the county is located on the Cumberland Plateau except for the coves and valleys of the northern and western sections.


VAN BUREN COUNTY SCHOOLS

SPARTA ST
P.0. BOX 98
SPENCER, TN 38585
PHONE 615-946-2242