Citrus County Notable


A. Daniel Tompkins



A. D. "Uncle Alf" Tompkins, a Civil War veteran, moved to this area in 1868. His brother-in-law, Frank Dampier surveyed and laid out much of the town he called Tompkinsville. By the mid-1880s, Tompkinsville had a population of approximately 30 people.

Source: Citrus County Courthouse Heritage Museum

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