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Cocke County

... products, Stokely's canned goods were at first sold mainly in Knoxville and Chattanooga. However, the business grew and grew, especially...…

Davidson County/Nashville

... Tennessee's existence, the legislature couldn't agree on a permanent capital. Knoxville was the first seat of government in 1796, followed by Nashville in 1812, Knoxville again four years later, Murfreesboro in 1819, and Nas…

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

Hancock County

... well paid. In 1844 citizens of this part of Tennessee employed Knoxville lawyer W. H. Sneed to try to get this...…