Hancock County, TN

Photo - Clinch River
 

Hancock County, Tennessee was created in 1844 from Hawkins and Claiborne Counties and named in honor of John Hancock (1737 - 1793), first signer of the Declaration of Independence and Governor of Massachusetts.    
 
Hancock County is nestled in the Central Appalachian Mountains and provides a beautiful rural atmosphere year around. Abundant natural resources and a strong committed workforce make Hancock County an ideal community in which to locate your new or expanding company. A large Greenfield site near the city of Sneedville sits ready to accommodate your company with all essential services and room to expand as you grow. US Highway 25E provides access to major interstates 81, 40, 26, and 74 providing one day’s drive to 75% of the U.S. population. 
 
Hancock County has a population of 6,037 and a total area of 224 square miles. 
 
 
Area Profile Home Pages
Census Bureau Profile Hancock County
Hancock County Data Sheet* Historical Society
Town of Sneedville Data Sheet*  
   
News Media  
Morristown Citizen-Tribune  
Rogersville Review  
   
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