Grainger County

Grainger County, Tennessee

Hwy 11 W PO Box 126 Courthouse Sq
Rutledge, TN 37861
Phone: (865) 828-3513
Fax: (865) 828-4284

In northeastern TN, northeast of Knoxville; organized Apr 22, 1796 from Hawkins County. Name Origin: For Mary Grainger Blount, wife of William Blount (1749-1800), governor (1790-95) of the territory south of the Ohio River, present-day TN

Area (sq mi):: 302.44 (land 280.33; water 22.11) Population per square mile: 79.50
Population 2005: 22,283 State rank: 60 Population change: 2000-20005 7.90%; 1990-2000 20.80% Population 2000: 20,659 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,505; median household $27,997; Population below poverty level: 18.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,947-$19,897
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 29.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 65.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The last two proposals would open delayed-harvest trout fishing areas on Doe River in Carter County and Buffalo Creek in Grainger County.
Goodwill Industries, Grainger County, $25,000 ($2,795 match), trailer, drop box and bins.
Contract requirements will be carried out at BAE Systems facilities in Jefferson City and Grainger County, Tennessee.
The new BAE Systems contract will maintain tactical vest production at its Jefferson City and Grainger County facilities and allow Tennessee's strong work force to continue to help protect our soldiers," said Congressman Zach Wamp.
Tomorrow's visit to Rutledge Primary School in Grainger County Schools will be the first stop on the Classroom Chronicles tour for this school year and was chosen because of their participation in the Read to be Ready Coaching Network.
This contract award from the Army will restore more than 100 jobs at the Grainger County facility and allow Tennessee's strong work force to continue to help protect our soldiers," said Congressman Zach Wamp.
During the ceremony, Ray McElhaney, executive director of the Douglas Cherokee Economic Development Authority welcomed BAE Systems to Grainger County by presenting the key to the city.
Notes: all vehicles can be viewed at: grainger county maintenance building (beside rutledge middle school), 155 pioneer drive, rutledge, tn 37861.
Notes: A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on October 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm at the Grainger County Board of Education Building, Grainger County Auditorium, Rutledge, Tennessee.