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Decatur County, Tennessee


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The Tennessee state capital is Nashville.
The population of Beacon is approximately 500 (1990).


four miles west of Parsons, Tennessee, between Lexington and Parsons.
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History & History Related Items

For more history of Beacon, see this history summary page. Beacon is referred to as the "Beacon Community" and is a very small, but very old community. It is a farming community. It used to have its own Post Office years ago, but not any longer. It shares a zip code with Parsons. The hub of the community is the Beacon Community Center. Once a month, the women members meet (starting at 5:00 am) and they make a few hundred fried pies. They then sell these to the factories in Parson's and Lexington. This is the way that they paid to have the building built!
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