Many of the County Links
on the left will keep you specifically in or near Newport and Cocke County, Tennessee. We add new listings and links on a regular basis so bookmark this page and check back often.
Its county seat is Newport. Part of the county is within the boundaries of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The county's highest point is Old Black at 6,370 ft. Outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world travel here to enjoy rafting, tubing, and kayaking on the rivers - the Pigeon, Nolichucky and French Broad River.
Thousands of campers, hikers and fishermen seek out the Appalachian Trail, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Cherokee National Forest and the Martha Sundquist State Forest every year. The unique wildlife that inhabits these areas draws naturalists, journalists and photographers from across the country.
Tourism has become a big part of the local economy, but you will also find dairy farms, beef farms, farms raising crops of tobacco, corn and other vegetables, and farms raising horses, goats, and chickens.