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Yum Yum, Tennessee
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Fayette
Elevation 427 ft (130 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 901
GNIS feature ID 1304716

Yum Yum is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, Tennessee, USA. It is 7 miles (11 km) north of Somerville.

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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