Yum Yum, Tennessee facts for kids
|Yum Yum, Tennessee|
|Elevation||427 ft (130 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1304716|
The community derives its name from a 19th-century brand of candy. Local tradition states that the community was named when U.S. Senator Kenneth McKellar asked storekeeper John J. Garnett what to name the new post office and Garnett answered, "Just call it Yum Yum. There won't be another name like that."
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