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Ashwood, Tennessee
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Maury

Ashwood is an unincorporated community in Maury County, Tennessee, in the United States.

Pine Hill.
St. John's Episcopal Church (Columbia, TN)
St. John's Episcopal Church.


It is located six miles southwest of Columbia, Tennessee.


Ashwood Hall, the name of the plantation of Leonidas Polk, was later applied to the surrounding community.

St. John's Episcopal Church, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was built from 1839 to 1842.

A post office called Ashwood was established in 1841. In the 1840s, the community included a "gristmill, hemp factory, sawmill, and other Polk enterprises."

The post office closed down in 1956.

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