Kingston and Roane County, Tennessee
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Roane County, Tennessee


Roane County, TN
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Kingston, one of the oldest cities in the state, is the county seat, and was established as a result of the growing population around Fort Southwest Point. Roane County, named after the second governor of Tennessee - Archibald Roane, was formed in 1801. One of the greatest attractions is the scenic Watts Bar Lake offering visitors and residents excellent water recreation such as boating, swimming, camping, and world-class fishing. Fishermen enjoy the solitude of this lake with the abundance of natural life but everyone can enjoy the waterfront location of Kingston, complete with a paved walking trail that winds for more than three miles from Fort Southwest Point along the lake to Kingston City Park. The lake consists of 39,000 acres with 770 miles of shoreline right in the center of Roane County.

Oliver Springs has recently become a destination favored by off-road enthusiasts, offering several OHV areas totaling 72,000 acres available for off-road fun. Inns and campgrounds can now be found near the Coal Creek OHV area as well as specialty shops offering off-road gear and souveniers in downtown Oliver Springs.

Downtown Rockwood draws visitors with its antique and specialty shops, home cooking and fine dining, a park in the downtown square, and an old-fashioned ice cream soda fountain from the 1890s - all within a city block. Here visitors can also enjoy Yonder Hollow, a music show where local bluegrass musicians gather every Friday night to play. Visitors will enjoy foot-stompin' fun in the style of O, Brother, Where Art Thou.

Visitors to Harriman can view elaborate Victorian architecture while strolling through the Cornstalk Heights Historical District. Located on the National Register of Historic Places, this district features over 100 homes and structures and was recently featured in the March 2010 issue of "This Old House" as one of the 'Best Old House Neighborhoods' in the US.

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