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Stewart County

Stewart County was created by European Americans in 1803 from a portion of Montgomery County and was named for Duncan Stewart, an early settler and state legislator. The first court session met in 1804 and it was settled by pioneers that migrated from Virginia after the American Revolutionary War that native ameicans were pushed out of the area. The county has a population count of 13,561 residents calling the county of 493 square miles home.