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Regional Resources

Affiliates, Local Societies & County Historians

Affiliates,  Local Societies and County Historians by County

Anderson County | Bledsoe County Blount County | Bradley County Campbell County | Carter County | Claiborne County | Cocke County | Cumberland County | Fentress County | Grainger County | Greene County | Hamblen County | Hamilton County | Hancock County | Hawkins County | Jefferson County | Johnson County | Knox County | Loudon County | McMinn County | Marion County | Meigs County | Monroe County | Morgan County | Polk County | Rhea County | Roane County | Scott County | Sequatchie County | Sevier County | Sullivan County | Unicoi County | Union County | Washington County | Overton County | Tazewell County, IL

Anderson County

Established: 1801
Parent Counties: Knox, Grainger
County Historian: Sue Harris, 932 Offutt Road, Clinton, TN 37716

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate Anderson County Historical Society
P.O. Box 148
Clinton, TN 37717
865-457-3076

Email

Website

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Norris Historical Society
P.O. Box 1168
Norris, TN 37828-1168
865-494-7478

 

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Oliver Springs Historical Society
P.O. Box 409
Oliver Springs, TN 37840-0409 

Website

 

  Anderson County Archives and Records
Anderson County Courthouse, Room 307
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-6242
 
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Bledsoe County

Established: 1807
Parent Counties: Roane, Indian Lands
County Historian: Elizabeth Robnett, 525 Robnett Road, Pikeville, TN 37367

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Bledsoe County Historical and Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 963
Pikeville, TN 37367
423-447-2817

Email

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Blount County

Established: 1795
Parent County: Knox
County Historian: Lorene Smith, Maryville, TN

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Blount County Genealogical and Historical Society
P.O. Box 4986
Maryville, TN 37802
865-982-0981 ext 109

Email

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Smoky Mountain Historical Society
P.O. Box 5078
Sevierville, TN 37864-5078 

Email

Website

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Mary Blount Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution
1717 Crosswinds Way
Alcoa, TN 37701
 

Email

Website

 

Cades Cove Preservation Association
1004 East Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN  37804

Email

Website

  Blount County Historic Trust
P.O. Box 4403
Maryville, TN  37802-4403
 
 

Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center
123 Cromwell Drive
Townsend, TN  37882
865-448-0044

 
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Bradley County

Established: 1836
Parent County: Indian Lands
County Historian: Jennifer Martin

 

Bradley County Genealogical and Historical Society
P.O. Box 3836
Cleveland, TN 37320-3836

 

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Campbell County

Established: 1806
Parent County: Anderson, Claiborne
County Historian: Judge Greg Miller, P.O. Box 1193, LaFollette, TN 37766

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Campbell County Historical Society
235 E. Central Avenue
LaFollette, TN 37766-3676
423-566-3581

Email

 

Campbell Culture Coalition
235 E. Central Avenue
LaFollette, TN 37766-3676

 
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Carter County

Established: 1796
Parent County: Washington
County Historian: Scott Bowers, 142 Little Stoney Creek Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643, 423-773-6374

 

Archives of Appalachia
East Tennessee State University

P.O. Box 70295
Johnson City, TN  37614
423-439-4338

 
 

Watauga Association of Genealogists
P.O. Box 117
Johnson City, TN  37605

 
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Claiborne County

Established: 1801
Parent Counties: Grainger, Hawkins
County Historian: Jim Welch

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Abraham Lincoln Museum 
Lincoln Memorial University
6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy
Harrogate, TN 37752-2006
423-869-6304

Email

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Claiborne County Historical and Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 32
Tazewell, TN 37879
423-526-5737

Email

Website

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Cocke County

Established: 1797
Parent County: Jefferson
County Historian: Edward R. Walker, III, 532 Fourth Street, Newport, TN 37821

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Smoky Mountain Historical Society 
P.O. Box 5078
Sevierville, TN 37864-5078

Email

Website

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Cumberland County

Established: 1855
Parent Counties: White, Morgan, Rhea, Bledsoe, Fentress, Putnam
County Historian: Barbara Parsons, P.O. Box 1001, Crossville, TN 38557-1001

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Tennessee Society Sons of the American Revolution
P.O. Box 223
Crab Orchard, TN 37723

 
 

Upper Cumberland Genealogical Association
3 East Street
Crossville, TN 38555

 

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Fentress County

Established: 1823
Parent Counties: Morgan, White, Overton
County Historian: Lorraine Cargile, 1042 West Cover Road, Jamestown, TN 385563 and
                              Myra Smith, 1530 Model Farm Road, Jamestown, TN 38556

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Fentress County Historical Society
P.O. Box 1431
Jamestown, TN 38556-1431

Email

Website  

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Grainger County

Established: 1796
Parent Counties: Hawkins, Knox
County Historian: Ken Coffey, 508 Blanken Road, Bean Station, TN 37708

 

Grainger County Historical Society
P.O. Box 408
Rutledge, TN 37861-0408

 

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Greene County

Established: 1783
Parent Counties: Washington
County Historian: Don Miller, T. Elmer Cox Library, 229 North Main Street, Greeneville, TN 37745

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Greene County Genealogical Society
229 N. Main Street
Greenville, TN 37745
423-638-9866

Email

 

Greene County Chapter of ETHS
P.O. Box 1202
Greenville, TN 37744

 
 

Greene County Heritage Trust
210 N. Main Street
Greenville, TN 37745

 
East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate Greeneville Greene County History Museum
101 West McKee Street
Greenville, TN 37743
423-636-1558

Email

Website
 

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Hamblen County

Established: 1870
Parent County: Jefferson, Greene, Grainger
County Historian: Bill Henderson, 346 Fuller Estates Circle, Morristown, TN 37813

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Crockett Tavern Museum
2002 Morningside Drive
Morristown, TN 37814-5459
423-587-9900

Email

Website

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Hamblen County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1213
Morristown, TN 37816-1213 

423-586-5581

 

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Hamblen County Historical Society
346 Fuller Estate Circle
Morristown, TN 37813-1034
423-581-8386

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Hamilton County

Established: 1819
Parent Counties: Rhea, Indian Lands
County Historian: Linda Mines, 4733 Cummings Cove Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37419

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Chattanooga Area Historical Association
P.O. Box 8755
Chattanooga, TN 37414
423-629-6631

 

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Chattanooga History Center
2 West Aquarium Way, Suite 200
Chattanooga, TN 37402
423-265-3247

Website

 

Chattanooga Civil War Roundtable
4 Gala Drive
Ft Oglethorpe, GA 30742

 
 

Signal Mountain Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 400
Signal Mountain, TN  37377

 
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Hancock County

Established: 1844
Parent Counties: Hawkins, Claiborne
County Historian: Scott Collins, P.O. Box 277, Sneedville, TN 37869

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Hancock County Historical and Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 307
120 Jail Street
Sneedville, TN 37869-0307
423-733-0140

Email

Website

 

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Hawkins County

Established: 1786
Parent County: Sullivan
County Historian: Rodney Ferrell, 2545 Main Street, Surgoinsville, TN 37873

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Hawkins County Genealogical and Historical Society
P.O. Box 429
Rogersville, TN 37857-0429
423-272-6355

Email

 

Rogersville Heritage Association 
415 S. Depot Street
Rogersville, TN  37857-3331

 
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Jefferson County

Established: 1792
Parent Counties: Greene, Hawkins
County Historian: Robert D. Jarnagin, P.O. Box 39, Dandridge, TN 37725

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Jefferson County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 267
Jefferson City, TN 37760-0267
865-397-4904

 

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Jefferson County Historical Society
P.O. Box 325
Dandridge, TN 37725-0325

Website

 

Dandridge Historical Trust
1288 Hickory Lane
Dandridge, TN  37725

 
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Johnson County

Established: 1836
Parent County: Carter
County Historian: Jack Swift, 257 Oak Street, Mountain City, TN 37683

 

Johnson County Historical Society
P.O. Box 123
Mountain City, TN 37683-0123

 

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Knox County

Established: 1792
Parent Counties: Greene, Hawkins
County Historian: Steve Cotham, McClung Historical Collection, Knox County Public Library
                                                     500 West Church Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37902

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Andrew Bogle Chapter National Society
Daughters of American Revolution 

8021 Lennox Drive
Knoxville, TN 37909
865-524-9616

 

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Blount Mansion
P.O. Box 1730
200 W. Hill Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-525-2375

Email

Website

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Lucinda Heatherly Tent No. 3

318 Ownby Circle
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-637-5515

 
East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate Family History Center
400 Kendall Road
Knoxville, TN 37916-6803
865-693-8252
Email
East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate First Presbyterian Church & Historic Cemetery
620 State Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-546-2531

Email

Website

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

United Daughters of the Confederacy
Ellen Renshaw House Chapter 2624

P.O. Box 1864
Knoxville, TN 37901
865-680-3448

Email

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

National Society Daughters of American Revolution - Emory Road Chapter
362 Fox Hunters Court
Powell, TN 37849
865-938-3187

 
East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate Knox Heritage
P.O. Box 1242
Knoxville, TN 37901
865-523-8008

Email

Website

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate Knoxville Civil War Roundtable
P.O. Box 313
Knoxville, TN 37901
865-671-9001
 
East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Old Gray Cemetery
P.O. Box 806
543 N. Broadway
Knoxville, TN 37901
865-522-1424

Email

Website

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate Longstreet-Zollicoffer Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 87
P.O. Box 943
Knoxville, TN 37901
 

Website

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate Samuel Frazier Chapter NSDAR
12942 Long Ridge Road
Knoxville, TN 37934
865-966-6061
Email
  East Tennessee Veterans Memorial Association 
P.O. Box 3714
Knoxville, TN  37927-3714
 
 
  Freedmen's Mission Historic Cemetery
P.O. Box 3892
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-742-5494
 
  The Scottish Society of Knoxville
P.O. Box 50411
Knoxville, TN 37950
865-223-0722
 
  U.S. District Court Historical Society 
800 Market Street, Suite 130
Knoxville, TN  37902
865-545-4234
 
 
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Loudon County

Established: 1870
Parent Counties: Roane, Monroe, Blount, McMinn
County Historian: Joe Spence, 309 Elkmont Road, Knoxville, TN 37922

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Historical Society of Loudon County
633 Fort Hill Street
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-2370

 

  Greenback Historical Society
P.O. Box 165
Greenback, TN 37742
 
 
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McMinn County

Established: 1819
Parent County: Indian Lands
County Historian: Joe Guy, McMinn County Mayor’s Office, 6 East Madison Ave, Athens, TN 37303

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

McMinn County Historical Society and Archives
6 East Main Avenue
Athens, TN 37303
423-744-3911

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Marion County

Established: 1817
Parent County: Indian Lands
County Historian: Nonie Webb, 3861 Shellmount Road, Jasper, TN 37347

 

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Meigs County

Established: 1836
Parent County: Rhea
County Historian: Paulette Jones, 355 Ford Road, Decatur, TN 37332 and
                              Shirley Jennings, River Road, Decatur, TN 37322

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Meigs County Historical Society
P.O. Box 43
Decatur, TN 37322-0043
423-334-4424

 

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Monroe County

Established: 1819
Parent County: Indian Lands
County Historian: Jo Stakely, Monroe County Courthouse, 105 College Street, Madisonville, TN 37354

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Monroe County Historical Society
161 Walosi Way
Loudon, TN 37774-3005
423-458-9270

Email

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate Sequoyah Birthplace Museum
P.O. Box 69
Vonore, TN 37885-0069
423-884-6246

Email

Website

 

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Morgan County

Established: 1817
Parent County: Anderson, Roane
County Historian: Donald Todd, P.O. Box 336, Wartburg, TN 37887

 

Morgan County Historical Society
P.O. Box 684
Wartburg, TN 37887

 

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Polk County

Established: 1839
Parent County: McMinn, Bradley
County Historian: Marian Bailey Presswood, 514 Oak Grove Road, Benton, TN 37307

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Polk County Historical and Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 636
Benton, TN 37307-0636
423-338-4506

Email

Website

 

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Rhea County

Established: 1807
Parent County: Roane
County Historian: Patricia Guffey, Rhea County Historical & Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 31, Dayton, TN 37321

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Rhea County Historical Society
P.O. Box 31
Dayton, TN 37321

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Roane County

Established: 1801
Parent Counties: Knox, Indian Lands
County Historian: Robert L. Bailey, P.O. Box 493, Kingston, TN 37763

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Roane County Heritage Commission
P.O. Box 738
Kingston, TN 37763-0738
865-376-9211

 

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Oliver Springs Historical Society
P.O. Box 409
Oliver Springs, TN 37840-0409

Website

 

Roane County Genealogical Society
323 W. Ridgecrest Drive
Kingston, TN  37763

 
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Scott County

Established: 1849
Parent Counties: Anderson, Morgan, Fentress, Campbell
County Historian: Kathleen Pennington, 3883 Norma Road, Huntsville, TN 37756

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Scott County Historical Society
P.O. Box 7
Huntsville, TN 37256
423-663-3887

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Sequatchie County

Established: 1857
Parent Counties: Hamilton, Marion, Warren
County Historian: Vacant

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Sequatchie Valley Historical Association
381 Walnut Street
Dunlap, TN 37327

 

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Sevier County

Established: 1794
Parent County: Jefferson
County Historian: Carroll McMahan, 4948 Grigsby Gate Way, Knoxville, TN 37912

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Smoky Mountain Historical Society
P.O. Box 5078
Sevierville, TN 37864-5078

Email

Website

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
107 Park Headquarters Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
865-436-1296

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Website

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Sullivan County

Established: 1779
Parent County: Washington
County Historian: Dr. Nancy Hamblen Acuff, 355 Muddy Creek Road, Blountville, TN 37617

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Netherland Inn/Exchange Place Association 
P.O. Box 293
Kingsport, TN 37662-0293
423-335-5552

 

 

Archives of Appalachia
East Tennessee State University

P.O. Box 70295
Johnson City, TN  37614
423-439-4338

 
 

Sullivan County Historical and Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 3179
Blountville, TN  37617

 
 

Watauga Association of Genealogists
P.O. Box 117
Johnson City, TN  37605

 
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Unicoi County

Established: 1875
Parent Counties: Washington, Carter
County Historian: Jacquita Edwards, 408 Spruce Street, Erwin, TN 37650

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Union County

Established: 1850
Parent Counties: Grainger, Claiborne, Campbell, Knox, Anderson
County Historian: Bonnie Heiskell Peters, 3212 Curtis Lane, Knoxville, TN 37918

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Union County Historical Society
P.O. Box 95
Maynardville, TN 37807
865-992-2136

 

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Washington County

Established: 1777
Parent County: North Carolina
County Historian: Judge John Kiener, 2403 Camelot Circle, Johnson City, TN 37604

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Boones Creek Historical Trust
209 Grassy Valley Road
Gray, TN 37615
423-282-1844

Website
East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Tipton-Haynes Historical Association 
P.O. Box 225
Johnson City, TN 37605-0225

Email

 

Archives of Appalachia
East Tennessee State University

P.O. Box 70295
Johnson City, TN  37614
423-439-4338

 
East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Jonesborough Genealogical Society
200 E. Sabine Drive
Jonesborough, TN  37659

Website
 

Overmountain Victory Trail Association
1780 Muster Place
Abington, VA 24210

 
 

Watauga Association of Genealogists
P.O. Box 117
Johnson City, TN  37605

 
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Overton County

Established: 1806
Parent Counties: Jackson, Indian Lands
County Historian: Ronald Dishman, P.O. Box 283, Livingston, TN 38281

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Overton County Historical Society
P.O. Box 753
Livingston, TN 38570

 

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Tazewell County, IL

Established: 1827 

 

East Tennessee Historical Society Affiliate

Tazewell County Genealogical and Historical Society
P.O. Box 312
Pekin, IL 61555-0312

Website

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