Welcome to the Macon County TNGenWeb site.  This site is up for adoption.  If you are interested, please review our Adoption page, and contact the state coordinator. 

Our goal is to provide you with free genealogical resources relevant to the county.  We very much welcome your contributions, so please consider donating and submitting information.

Macon County was formed in 1842 from portions of Smith and Sumner county and is located in Northern Middle Tennessee.  Sumner County makes up the western boundary while Smith makes up the southern.  To the east is Clay County and Jackson County is found in the southeast.  Southwest of Macon is Trousdale County.


The counties of Allen and Monroe in the great state of Kentucky make up the northern border. Cities in the county include Lafayette and Red Boiling Springs