Unicoi County TNGenWeb

Unicoi County, Tennessee

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Updated: May 03, 2021


 

County History                   

Welcome to the Unicoi County TNGenWeb site devoted to providing online genealogical information supplied by volunteers who are committed to sharing historical information and data.  Unicoi County is located in the upper eastern part of Tennessee which borders North Carolina.  The Unaka mountain range traverses the county which includes the Appalachian trail. The primary river is the Nolichucky with its head waters coming from the Toe and Cane Rivers in North Carolina.

On March 23, 1875, Unicoi County was formed out of Washington and Carter counties. The following year, Erwin was established as the county seat.  The adjacent map shows the former county boundaries with the blue line marking the formation of Unicoi.

   County is 186 square miles

   1,900 feet in elevation

   Buffalo Mnts - north / Unaka Mnts - south of county

   50% of land owned by the Government

   Population 17,667 per 2000 census

   Historical industries:  railroad, pottery,  silk, lumber,

      mining, agriculture

 

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Erwin-The Valley Beautiful

   Clear Branch    Coffee Ridge

Ernestville   Erwin  

  Flag Pond

 Limestone Cove    Rice's Bend

Rocky Fork   Sams Gap

 Unaka Springs    Unicoi

 

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