Learn About Anderson County, TN

Where Is Anderson County, TN?

Anderson County is located in East Tennessee, one of the states three “grand divisions”, and was established on November 6, 1801, from parts of Knox and Grainger Counties. The county is named after Tennessee Senator Joseph Anderson (1757-1837), U.S. senator, judge of the Superior Court of the Territory South of the River Ohio (later Tennessee) and U.S. comptroller of the treasury.

The county seat is Clinton. Other cities in Anderson County are Andersonville, Briceville, Devonia, Lake City, Norris, Oak Ridge, and Oliver Springs.

Anderson County is bordered by

  • Campbell County (north)
  • Union County (northeast)
  • Knox County (southeast)
  • Roane County (southwest)
  • Morgan County (west)and
  • Scott County (northwest)

The county seat is Clinton. Other Cities and Towns include

Andersonville (unincorporated)

Briceville (unincorporated)

Claxton (unincorporated)

Clinton, Fraterville (unincorporated)

Lake City

Norris

Oak Ridge

Oliver Springs

Looking Down Market Street in Clinton, TN

Buildings along Market Street in Clinton, Tennessee, United States.

The Court House in Anderson County, TN

Address: 100 N Main St, Clinton, TN 37716
Phone: (865) 457-6226
Hour: Mon – Fri (8 AM – 5 PM)

Buildings along Market Street in Clinton, Tennessee, United States.

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