city (1990 pop. 11,931), seat of Carter co., NE Tenn., on the Watauga River; inc. 1799. It is an industrial center where rayon, clothing, boxes, crushed stone, and hand tools are produced. Tobacco, fruit, and Christmas trees are grown. The region was one of the earliest settled in Tennessee. In 1772 the Watauga AssociationWatauga Association,
government (1772–75) formed by settlers along the Watauga River in present E Tennessee. Virginians made the first settlements in 1769, and after the collapse of the Regulator movement in North Carolina, citizens from that colony under James Robertson
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 was organized there; Sycamore Shoals Monument commemorates this event, the treaty Richard Henderson made with the Cherokee in 1775, and the formation of a Revolutionary force that later took part in the battle of Kings Mountain. Nearby lakes have Tennessee Valley Authority dams.
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In 1928, at the news of threatened strikes, he hurried to the Southern textile town of Elizabethton, Tennessee, where he observed an apparently thriving business community and "shiny new factories" that presidential candidate Herbert Hoover had praised in his visit to the city; Anderson "looked at Elizabethton with a jaundiced eye" (Whalen 13-14).