Hamblen County


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Hamblen County, Tennessee

511 W 2nd North St
Morristown, TN 37814
Phone: (423) 586-1993
Fax: (423) 318-2508
www.hamblencountygovernment.us

In northeastern TN, northeast of Knoxville; organized Jun 8, 1870 from Grainger, Hawkins, and Jefferson counties. Name Origin: For Hezekiah Hamblen (1775-1854?), member of the Hawkins County court

Area (sq mi):: 175.77 (land 161.03; water 14.74) Population per square mile: 372.00
Population 2005: 59,898 State rank: 21 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 15.20% Population 2000: 58,128 (White 88.50%; Black or African American 4.10%; Hispanic or Latino 5.70%; Asian 0.60%; Other 4.60%). Foreign born: 5.30%. Median age: 37.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,743; median household $32,350; Population below poverty level: 14.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,628-$25,395
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 19.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Morristown County seat (25,462)

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    District Judge Ronnie Greer sentenced five people to prison terms in federal court in Greeneville, Tennessee, late yesterday for conspiring to commit Clean Air Act offenses in connection with the illegal removal and disposal of asbestos-containing materials at the former Liberty Fibers Plant in Hamblen County, Tennessee, the Justice Department announced.
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    The total annual economic impact in Hamblen County is in excess of $59 million.
    Colgate-Palmolive will make 75 new jobs in Hamblen County.
    The Bank has four banking facilities and one mortgage origination office located in Hamblen County, Tennessee.
    Areas of focus in East Tennessee include expanding wireless broadband (EV-DO) footprint in the Tri-Cities area, downtown Kingsport, I-26 (between Gray and Boones Creek exit), University of Tennessee Knoxville campus, Duffield, Cherokee and Douglas Lakes, Morristown and Bypass and Dandridge (Highway 25W from I-40 through the town of Dandridge, West from I-40 through Dandridge, Highway 139 West of Dandridge, and Highway 92 south and north of the town), Hamblen County and SR-63 between Lafollette and Harrogate.
    Our additions during the past year of the Merchants-Greene office in Hamblen County and our Farragut office in Knox County have allowed us to expand our customer base, and construction on our second Knoxville office is underway with an estimated completion date of mid 2007.
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    Our recent additions of the Merchants-Greene office in Hamblen County and our Farragut office in Knox County have allowed us to expand our customer base, and construction on our second Knoxville office is underway with an estimated completion date of mid 2007.