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Cumberland Furnace, Tennessee is an unincorporated community in northern Dickson County, Tennessee largely immediately west of State Route 48. It was the site of a large 19th century iron works, inititated by Nashville, Tennessee founder James Robertson and later operated by the "The Iron Master of Middle Tennessee", Montgomery Bell, among others. The cannonballs used by Andrew Jackson's troops in the Battle of New Orleans were cast here. Prior to the American Civil War, a considerable amount of slave labor was used at the iron works, giving the area a population of African Americans diproportionate to that of the wider area. After the Civil War a Nashville newspaper recounted the story of a racially-based confrontation in 1868, during the Reconstruction period. The only operating schoo... (from wikipedia)

General Information
Dickson County3,038 Population (as of 2000)
Tennessee State3,724 Population (current)
69.3 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.0 Square Miles of Water$83,400 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$38,581 Average House Income (as of 2000)

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20 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$300,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
80 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$1,637,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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