Roane County

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Roane County, Tennessee

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

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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Rockwood, TN, August 28, 2019 --( ROANEnet (, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing affordable and reliable internet access and digital literacy in Roane County, responded to the release of the Rockwood Electric Utility (REU) report today.
The most affordable markets for renting are Roane County (Knoxville area), Tennessee (19.7 percent of average wages to rent); Peoria County, Illinois (23.8 percent); Mcminn County (Athens), Tennessee (23.8 percent); Green County (Dayton), Ohio (24.2 percent); and Rhea County (Dayton area), Ohio (24.6 percent).
An Amber Alert has been issued for a teenage girl in Tennessee who has been missing since two days from Roane County. Haley Brandenburg, 17, was last seen wearing tan Adidas pants with a pink stripe and a green Subway shirt.
In remote Roane County, some residents have to travel 75 miles round trip through mountain terrain to the nearest grocery store.
Prior to a brief stint as news editor at the Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press, she worked 13 years as editor of the Roane County News in Kingston, Tenn.
Hubbard was a 1999 graduate of Roane County High School, a 2006 graduate of the West Virginia University School of Medicine, and completed her residency in family medicine at West Virginia University in December 2009.
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Jones is a long-time resident of Roane County and a graduate of the University of Tennessee.
Roane County - Roane County will receive nearly $5.6M for a project that includes collection system extension in two areas--the Delozier Lane and Post Oak Valley Road area, and the Keylon Drive, Swan Pond and U.S.
22, 2008, spill of coal fly ash slurry at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant in Roane County, Tennessee.
Susan Gawarecki, executive director of the Local Oversight Committee, said there are a number of waste processing operations clustered in Oak Ridge and the eastern part of Roane County. Those include Department of Energy facilities and commercial facilities, she said.