Move to great Roane County Tennessee
Roane County Tn is home to beautiful
parks next to lakes with walking trails and beautiful
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If you are from another state and are
thinking about moving here you will not be disappointed,
especially if you love the great outdoors. We have lots of
parks with trails that follow along our lakes and there are
many areas to take your boat out to.
Lake front properties are plentiful if you want to live by the lake as
Most of the time our weather is moderate
in the winter time, but we do get the occasional snow, and
when we do we all get the cameras out to take pictures.
Roane County is only a short drive
from Knoxville, Tennessee. Roane County was formed in 1801,
and named for Archibald Roane, the second Governor of
Tennessee. Upon the creation of the Southwest Territory in
1790, the territory's governor, William Blount, initially
wanted to locate the territorial capital at the mouth of the
Clinch River, but was unable to obtain title to the land
from the Cherokee. Kingston, Roane's county seat, is rooted
in Fort Southwest Point, a frontier fort constructed in the
During the Civil War, Roane County,
like many East Tennessee counties, was largely pro-Union.
When Tennessee voted on whether or not to stay in the Union
on June 8, 1861, Roane County voted 1,568 to 454 in favor of
remaining in the Union.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau
Roane County has a total area of 395 square miles. 34 of
those square miles is water. Three riversó the Tennessee
River, the Clinch River, and the Emory Riveró pass through
Roane County. The Emory empties into the Clinch near
Kingston, and the Clinch empties into the Tennessee just
downstream from Kingston. The rivers in Roane are mostly
part of Watts Bar Lake.
Roane County straddles the geographical boundary between the
Tennessee Valley and the Cumberland Plateau.
Counties that are adjacent to Roane
County include Morgan County on the northern side, Anderson
County on the northeastern side, Knox County on the eastern
side, Loudon County on the southeastern side, McMinn County
on the southern side, Meigs County also on the southern
side, Meigs County to the southwest, as well as Rhea County.
Cumberland County is to the west of of Roane.
The movie October Sky was filmed in
Roane County. It was based on the true story of Homer H.
Hickam, Jr., a coal miner's son who was inspired by the
launch of Sputnik 1 in 1957 to take up rocketry against his
father's wishes and eventually became a NASA engineer.
Most of the film was shot in rural East Tennessee, including
Oliver Springs, Harriman and Kingston in Morgan and Roane
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