Eagleville | Tennessee Vacation


This town was named Manchester at its founding in 1832, but was renamed to avoid confusion when the post office was established; another Manchester exists just 50 miles away. Local legend has it that an unusually large eagle was killed in the hills behind the village during this time, inspiring its new name in 1836. In the early 1900s, the town flourished economically and included a college, seven grocery stores and many other businesses.

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