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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A special place to call home

Discover for yourself

Plan a visit to see for yourself and for a tour of the county or realtor information contact the Roane County Visitors Bureau at 865.376.4201 or [email protected]

Discovery Tour discounts are provided at a 4-Star AAA B&B or at our newest hotel.  Contact them directly to reserve & mention "Retire Roane Discovery Tour."

Blue Springs Cove, Watts Bar Lake

With four colorful seasons, mild temperatures and surrounded by water, Roane has become one of the best retirement destinations in the country.  Once you see sparkling Watts Bar Lake's 39,000 acres of recreational paradise, you'll sense the discovery of a very special place to call home.

Magnificently set in the Tennessee Valley against the backdrop of the Great Smoky Mountains, Roane County offers natural beauty, along with historic charm and low-cost living.   Visit us and discover for yourself.

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It all comes together in Roane.
Roane County is home to Watts Bar Lake with more than 700 miles of shoreline. Located in the Tennessee Valley, sheltered by the Cumberland Plateau, the county enjoys 16,000 acres of public parks and wildlife areas, with 30 miles of paved or marked trails and 15 parks.  
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