Cocke County

Cocke County, Tennessee

360 E Main St Room 146 Courthouse Annex
Newport, TN 37821
Phone: (423) 623-8791
Fax: (423) 623-8792

On the central eastern border of TN, east of Knoxville; organized Aug 9, 1797 from Jefferson County. Name Origin: For William Cocke (1747-1828), explorer with Daniel Boone (c.1734-1820), TN legislator and judge, and U.S. senator (1796-97; 1799-1805)

Area (sq mi):: 443.15 (land 434.40; water 8.75) Population per square mile: 80.40
Population 2005: 34,929 State rank: 41 Population change: 2000-20005 4.10%; 1990-2000 15.20% Population 2000: 33,565 (White 95.50%; Black or African American 2.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.60
Income 2000: per capita $13,881; median household $25,553; Population below poverty level: 22.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,955-$18,816
Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 28.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Also, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ( report released in July 2017, three Tennessee counties, namely Campbell County, Claiborne County and Cocke County, were included in a list of U.S.
Barnes earned a lifetime achievement award from the Cocke County Education Foundation in Tennessee, where she grew up.
Ballew said the name Messiah could cause problems if the child grows up in Cocke County, which has a large Christian population.
In Tennessee, this species has been reported from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Blount County northeast to the French Broad River in Cocke County along the North Carolina border, though populations have a patchy distribution in high elevation zones within this region (Crespi et al., 2003, 2010; Niemiller and Reynolds, in press).
--Goodwill Industries, Cocke County, $24,112 ($6,028 match), transport trailer and bins.
-- Knoxville News: A former reporter for a Tennessee newspaper has filed a multimillion-dollar federal lawsuit alleging he was fired for investigating Cocke County Mayor Iliff McMahan Jr., court records show.
This case study examines the history and current circumstances of education in Cocke County (Tennessee) in the context of its participation in the Appalachian Rural Systemic Initiative (ARSI), which aims to improve science and mathematics achievement through systemic reform.
Also in Tennessee, Knox County and Cocke County hosted memorial services.
Cocke County OCR concluded district (TN) School did not violate student's Sec.
M Carver, MD, L Kenyon, Cocke County Health Dept, K Drinnen, R Hutcheson, MD, State Epidemiologist, Tennessee Dept of Health and Environment.