Overton County, just north of Putnam County, formed in 1806. The state named the new county for Judge John Overton, a friend of Andrew Jackson and state Supreme Court judge. Portions of neighboring Pickett, Fentress, Clay, and Putnam counties once were part of Overton County’s territory.
Livingston serves as the county seat, but the 22,000 people who call Overton County home live in communities and farmland that stretches from the Cumberland Plateau in the east across the Highland Rim.
Hwy. 111 cuts a swath through the county, providing easy access to Interstate 40 to the south and Kentucky to the north. Local industries include automotive parts manufacturers, sustainable agribusiness ventures, and custom tool and die design. People drive an average of 28.3 minutes to work each day.
The Tennessee Department of Safety reported 327 motor vehicle accidents in 2020. Four crashes resulted in a death, and 87 left individuals with injuries. Data found alcohol impairment a factor in 17 crashes while speeding contributed to 15 motor vehicle wrecks.
Attorney Philip D. Burnett at Burnett Law in Crossville has been helping individuals hurt in Overton County traffic accidents for more than 25 years. He can help you get compensation for your injuries and loss.
Contact Burnett Law today to discuss the details of your case.