Place:Rogersville, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States

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NameRogersville
Alt namesHawkins Courthousesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS47039685
Rodgersvillesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS47039685
TypeTown
Coordinates36.414°N 82.997°W
Located inHawkins, Tennessee, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Rogersville is a town in, and the county seat of, Hawkins County, Tennessee, United States. It was settled in 1775 by the grandparents of Davy Crockett, and is the second-oldest town in the state. It is named for its founder, Joseph Rogers. Tennessee's 2ns Oldest CourthouseHawkins County Courthouse, first newspaper, and first post office are located in Rogersville. The Rogersville Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Rogersville is part of the KingsportBristol (TN)Bristol (VA) Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson City–Kingsport–Bristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area – commonly known as the "Tri-Cities" region.

The population living within the town's corporate limits was 5,240 at the 2010 census; the same census found 11,507 people living within of the town's center.

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