Rhea County

Rhea County, Tennessee

375 Church St Suite 101
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: (423) 775-7808
Fax: (423) 775-7898
www.rheacountyetc.com

In east-central TN, northeast of Chattanooga; organized Nov 30, 1807 from Roane County. Name Origin: For John Rhea (1753-1832), U.S. representative from TN (1803-15; 1817-23)

Area (sq mi):: 336.39 (land 315.94; water 20.45) Population per square mile: 94.70
Population 2005: 29,918 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 5.30%; 1990-2000 16.70% Population 2000: 28,400 (White 94.60%; Black or African American 2.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 37.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,672; median household $30,418; Population below poverty level: 14.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,624-$21,097
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Sunday's final weigh-in will be held at Walmart, located at 3034 Rhea County Highway, in Dayton beginning at 4 p.
Volunteer Anne Vallieres with Drug-Free South (DFS) recently contacted a teacher in Spring City, a rural area in Rhea County, Tennessee.
Not discerning that a Rhea County crowd had its fair share of well-read and well-educated citizens with diverse views, Mencken wrote comments as insular and closed-minded as he accused others of being.
Rhea County Sheriff's spokesman Jeff Knight said George Hyatte was 'extremely violent and he has no care or concern on what he does to anyone'.
She developed the piano pedagogy major at Bryan College, organized and co-advises the Chattanooga Area Student Chapter the Year), founded the Bryan College Community Music School, chaired the Dayton Center for the National Guild of Piano Teachers and directs the annual Rhea County Community Music Festival.
FFRF achievements include winning a federal court decision that overturned a law declaring Good Friday to be a state holiday, winning a legal challenge after 51 years of illegal Bible instruction in Rhea County (Dayton, Tennessee) schools, and ending a variety of similar church-state violations.
Circuit Court of Appeals held that the Bible Education Ministry (BEM) program used in Rhea County elementary schools violates the First Amendment.
8 that classes in Tennessee's Rhea County violate the First Amendment's clause separating church and state, the Associated Press reported.
ESI is currently operating programs in Rhea County in Tennessee and Dallas, TX.
Saturday and Sunday's final weigh-ins will be held at Walmart, located at 3034 Rhea County Highway, in Dayton beginning at 4 p.
She developed the piano pedagogy major at Bryan College, organized and co-advises the Chattanooga Area Student Chapter (2004 MTNA Collegiate Chapter of the Year), founded the Bryan College Community Music School, chaired the Dayton Center for the National Guild of Piano Teachers and directs the annual Rhea County Community Music Festival.