Place:Roane, Tennessee, United States

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Roane County is a county of the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 54,181. Its county seat is at Kingston.

Roane County is included in the Knoxville metropolitan statistical area. Before 2013, Roane County was treated as the Harriman, Tennessee, Micropolitan Statistical Area, which was a component of the Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette, TN, Combined Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1801 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1801 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1801 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1801 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1802 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1881 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1810 5,581
1820 7,895
1830 11,341
1840 10,948
1850 12,185
1860 13,583
1870 15,622
1880 15,237
1890 17,418
1900 22,738
1910 22,860
1920 24,624
1930 24,477
1940 27,795
1950 31,665
1960 39,133
1970 38,881
1980 48,425
1990 47,227

Research Tips

External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Roane County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, naturalizations, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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