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Time Zone: Roane County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Kingston is the Seat for Roane County.

Roane County was founded in 1801.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Roane had a population of 53,508 people. This is an increase of 3.08% since the last Census (which gave a population of 51,910 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Roane represented 0.91% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 24th most populous county (out of 95 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201054,181+4.37%+1.26% since 2009
200853,473+3.01%+0.31% since 2007
200051,910The Last Census

More information can be found on the Roane County Census Page for Roane County.


Websites for Roane County

Official Website:   www.roanealliance.org/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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