Anderson Bend

Named after a pioneer family of Andersons.  Colonel Shinn of North Carolina fought in Revolutionary War and was given 2500 acres of land in Tennessee.  Robert Anderson born in Buncombe County, NC in 1774 inherited land from Colonel Shinn and built a home on what is now Hwy 50 in 1805.  Home of hewed yellow poplar logs still stands.  First post office named Bluff Point and was established in 1855.  Isaac Perry became first Post Master

Pioneer Families

McCaleb, Bates, Miller, Yhoung, Smith, Hunt, Baker, Walker, Hooten, Tucker, George, Prince, Stephenson, James, Bingham, Regeon, Henn, and Mobley