Neither a city nor a town, Lutts, Tennessee, is an unincorporated community located near the southern border of the state. Lutts sits within Wayne County and has a population of around 550 individuals. To some, the community is known by an alternative name of Pinhook – for years there was a Pinhook School in town that is no longer in operation. Lutts is a small agricultural community, and the surrounding Wayne County area is still fairly rural. Wayne County covers 736 square miles and is home to about 17,000 residents. The county was formed in 1817 from parts of Humphreys and Hickman counties and named after Gen. “Mad Anthony” Wayne. The county seat is Waynesboro, located to the north of Lutts.
The Lutts area is rich with local history, and it is a very beautiful rural area. Within Wayne County, you will find part of Natchez Trace Parkway and four state protected areas. Wayne County is also home to eight locations listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including Collinwood Railroad Station, Marion Furnace, and the Water Street Historic District.