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ContactsCounty Coordinator: Teresa Barley, with able assistance by Edna Clack.
Site Last UpdatedMarch 1, 2017
Category Archives: Geography
Rhea County is located in East Tennessee, one of the state’s three “grand divisions.” Rhea County was formed in 1807 from Roane County. TOPOGRAPHY AND MIGRATION PATTERNS OF RHEA COUNTY Most early settlers in Rhea County came from eastern … Continue reading
In 1835 Civil Districts were laid off based on voting populations. Steven Winton, Abraham Cox, Jr. and John D. Chattin were appointed Commissioners. In 1836, they were replaced by James McCanse, James A. Darwin and William McDonald. At this time … Continue reading