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Roane County, Tennessee

200 E Race St
Kingston, TN 37763
Phone: (865) 376-5556
Fax: (865) 717-4121
www.roanealliance.org

In east-central TN, southwest of Oak Ridge; organized Nov 6, 1801 from Knox County and Indian lands. Name Origin: For Archibald Roane (1759-1819), governor of TN (1801-03) and judge of the TN supreme court (1815-19)

Area (sq mi):: 394.98 (land 360.98; water 34.00) Population per square mile: 146.50
Population 2005: 52,889 State rank: 25 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 9.90% Population 2000: 51,910 (White 94.80%; Black or African American 2.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 40.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,456; median household $33,226; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,339-$25,332
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Roane County, West Virginia

200 Main St
Spencer, WV 25276
Phone: (304) 927-2860
Fax: (304) 927-2489

In west-central WV, northeast of Charleston; organized Mar 11, 1856 from Kanawha, Jackson, and Gilmer counties. Name Origin: For Spencer Roane (1762-1822), justice of the VA supreme court of appeals and son-in-law of Patrick Henry (1736-99)

Area (sq mi):: 483.75 (land 483.57; water 0.18) Population per square mile: 31.90
Population 2005: 15,407 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.30%; 1990-2000 2.20% Population 2000: 15,446 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 39.50
Income 2000: per capita $13,195; median household $24,511; Population below poverty level: 22.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,285-$18,117
Unemployment (2004): 7.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -5.50% Median travel time to work: 34.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Volkswagen AG (Xetra: VW), a Germany-based automaker, has opened its logistics centre in Roane County, Tennessee.
BULLETIN BOARD: MILL) The final test results are completed on the Edwards - Fowler Unit #1, in Roane County, Tennessee.
BULLETIN BOARD: MILL) has begun operations of drilling on the Edwards / Fowler Unit #1 in Roane County, Tennessee, to a depth of approximately 5,300 feet.
BULLETIN BOARD: MILL) Eastern Reservoir Services is in the process of finishing a reservoir study on the Eula Butler Et Al #1, a deep wildcat in Roane County, Tennessee.
BULLETIN BOARD: MILL) -- On May 2, 2005, Miller completed drilling operations of the Eula Butler Et Al #1, a deep wildcat in Roane County, Tennessee, to the Knox formation with a total depth of 6190 feet.