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Grundy County

... some of Tennessee's Swiss colonies were After the Civil War, a Knoxville developer named Peter Staub was instrumental in starting the...…

Lincoln County

... heritage of naval heroes, such as Admiral David Farragut (from Knoxville), Admiral William Lawrence (Nashville), and Captain Robert Anderson (Bakerville). Also...…

Roane County

... passed two resolutions and then moved the capital back to Knoxville, where it remained until 1826. By the way, in 1845...…

Knox County/Knoxville

Market Square in downtown Knoxville Knox/Knoxville The replica of White's Fort Knoxville was the first capital of Tennessee, the home of... state capital Many places in Tennessee started under a different name. Kn

Hawkins County

... started in 1791. Oddly enough the paper was called the Knoxville Gazette, and it moved to Knoxville shortly after it was founded. Hawkins County was also the...…