Spencer County, North Carolina

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In 1789 [[North Carolina]] ratified the Constitution, was admitted the union, and ceded her westernmost counties to the [[United States]]. The United States used these counties to create the Southwest Territory. This territory became the State of [[Tennessee]] in 1796.  
 
In 1789 [[North Carolina]] ratified the Constitution, was admitted the union, and ceded her westernmost counties to the [[United States]]. The United States used these counties to create the Southwest Territory. This territory became the State of [[Tennessee]] in 1796.  
  
'''Spencer County''' was part of these western counties now in [[Tennessee|Tennessee]].  
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'''Spencer County''' was part of these western counties now in [[Tennessee|Tennessee]]. {{North Carolina|North Carolina}}  
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[[Category:Spencer_County,_North_Carolina]] [[Category:Spencer County, Tennessee]]

Revision as of 20:35, 29 December 2010

See Spencer County, Tennessee for further information about Spencer County, North Carolina.

From 1784 to 1788 Spencer County was claimed by the abortive, short-lived State of Franklin.

In 1789 North Carolina ratified the Constitution, was admitted the union, and ceded her westernmost counties to the United States. The United States used these counties to create the Southwest Territory. This territory became the State of Tennessee in 1796.

Spencer County was part of these western counties now in Tennessee.