Roane County, Tennessee

Roane County: County in West Virginia, United States


Roane County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 54,181 and a population density of 43 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 53,841 inhabitants. Its county seat is Spencer. The county was created 166 years ago in 1856.

Quick Facts about Roane County

Population : 53,841 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Different from : Roane County
Area : 1253 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.03%
Land as percent of area : 99.97%
Named for : Spencer Roane
Altitude : 1,014 feet / 309 meters
Capital : Spencer
Establishment : March 03, 1856
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:39:59 (11th August 2022)
Density : 43 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.63% (2010-2020)
Roane County locator map
Location of Roane County on Tennessee map.
Robey Theatre in Spencer  West Virginia '2010' image
Robey Theatre in Spencer West Virginia '2010'
Robey Theatre in Spencer  West Virginia '2010' image


Roane County is located at 35°50'52"N 84°31'24"W (35.8478600, -84.5232400). It has 5 neighbors: Calhoun County, Clay County, Jackson County, Kanawha County and Wirt County.

Roane County map

The largest city of Roane County is Harriman with a population of 6,182. Other cities include, Kingston population 5,956, Rockwood population 5,459 and Midtown population 1,360. See all Roane County cities & populated places.

Roane County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Roane County.

City Name Population Title
Harriman 6,182 City in Tennessee
Kingston 5,956 City in Roane County, Tennessee, United States
Rockwood 5,459 City in Tennessee, United States
Oliver Springs 3,439 Town of the United States
Midtown 1,360 Neighborhood in Manhattan in New York City

Roane County has 5 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Roane County decreased by 0.63% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 54,181 - census
2011 53,988 -0.36% estimation process
2012 53,615 -0.7% estimation process
2013 53,161 -0.85% estimation process
2014 52,852 -0.58% estimation process
2015 52,770 -0.16% estimation process
2016 52,944 0.33% estimation process
2017 53,020 0.14% estimation process
2018 53,258 0.45% estimation process
2019 53,382 0.23% estimation process
2020 53,841 0.85% estimation process

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People born in Roane County (1)

American judge Larry Starcher was born in Roane County

Other places with the same name (2)

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