We plan and implement strategies for the controlled growth of Roane County’s economy as a unified voice representing the best Tennessee has to offer businesses, citizens and travelers.

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We bring growth-oriented businesses with strong fiscal discipline, infrastructure and workforce-ready people to East Tennessee.

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We attract travelers who seek unique heritage and the best outdoor recreational experiences to Roane County.

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We connect leaders and organizations for the benefit of local and regional business growth.

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We empower leaders, parents and students to invest in education, so they are better prepared to fulfill the workforce opportunities of Roane County’s future.

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We offer natural beauty, historic charm and low-cost living, distinguishing Roane County as one of the best retirement destinations in the nation.

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When in Roane,
Escape to the Great Outdoors
We’re all about the water
Play the day away in Roane County
Delicious is always on the menu
Wake up your taste buds at a local eatery
October 8 & 9
Tennessee Pirate Fest
Get Your Pirate On!
Kayaking on Watts Bar Lake

What will you discover in Roane?

Roane County is home to inviting waterways, a robust sporting life and breathtaking vistas. You’ll enjoy fun family festivals, bluegrass music, stunning Watts Bar Lake and fine fishing, and our historic towns and museums.

Roane County and its five unique, historic communities—Harriman, Kingston, Rockwood, Oliver Springs and Oak Ridge—call to you from places filled with beauty and brimming with recreation.

The best of Tennessee. It all comes together in Roane.

Natural beauty and recreation are part of Roane County’s good life. With four colorful seasons, generally mild temperatures and surrounded by water, we’re in the Tennessee Valley, set against the backdrop of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Among recreational favorites are water sports and fishing. Golfers, play a round at one of our five courses, where cart paths and Bermuda grass await you.


Journey through Roane’s landscapes, here in the Tennessee Valley.

Plan your vacation, pinpoint places to explore for a driving tour and detail day trips with our interactive map.

Fort Southwest Park
Ladd Landing
The Pointe at Whitestone
Mount Roosevelt State Forest
Caney Creek Marina
The Princess Theatre
Manhattan Project National Historical Park

Spend time in Roane’s vibrant community. You’ll appreciate the lifestyle here.

September 30

Devan Jones & The Uptown Stomp

Ladd Landing Listening Room 7:00pm - 10:00pm

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October 1

Rockin' on the River

Tom Fuller Park Ramp 12:00am - 11:59pm

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October 1

Kingston Country Fair

9:00am - 5:00pm

This event features a cornhole tournament, cow chip bingo, dog pageant, 4-H Shows, kids' activities, live music, a pie eating contest and square dancing all in the shadow of the only Pioneer fort recreated on its original site.

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October 1

Roane Co. Children's Fund Charity R/C Air Show

Fiske Heights Road Landing Field 9:00am - 5:00pm

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October 1

Cars for Kids First Car Show

Downtown Rockwood 10:00am - 3:59pm

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October 1

Rockwood Fall Festival

10:00am - 6:00pm

Enjoy local music, lots of arts and crafts vendors, pageants, pumpkins, a silent auction, a street dance party and more!

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October 2

No Bull Barrel Race Tour

Roane State Expo Center 9:00pm - 8:00pm

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October 4

Bluegrass Jammin' Sessions

6:00pm - 10:00pm

The Bradbury Community Club invites all musicians and groups to come every Tuesday night and jam it up.

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October 7

Three Rivers Antique Tractor Show

Roane State Expo Center 4:00pm - 8:00pm

This free event will showcase beautiful antique and restored tractors at the Roane State Expo Center.

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October 7

The Royal Hounds

The Ladd Landing Listening Room 7:00pm - 10:00pm

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