The following private acts were once applicable to Anderson County but they now have no effect, having been repealed, superseded, or having failed to win local approval.
1. Acts of 1809, Chapter 49, page 65, formed five judicial circuits in the state of Tennessee assigning the counties of Cocke, Jefferson, Sevier, Blount, Knox, Anderson, Roane, Rhea, and Bledsoe to the second judicial circuit. All circuit courts would meet twice annually in each county. The circuit court would meet at the court house in Anderson County on the fourth Monday in February and August.
2. Acts of 1817, Chapter 132, page 141, section 14, provided that the appeals court for the second judicial circuit would be held on the third Monday in May and November.
3. Acts of 1823, Chapter 214, page 189, stated that it would hereafter be lawful for the circuit court of Anderson County to be extended until Thursday after the fourth Monday in February and August of each year, provided the business of the court should require it to be in session for that period.
4. Acts of 1824, Chapter 153, page 142, made it lawful hereafter for the circuit court of Anderson to be held and continued until the second Thursday after the fourth Monday of February and August of each year provided the business of the court was not finished prior to that time.
5. Acts of 1835 – 36, Chapter 5, page 38, fashioned the state into eleven judicial circuits subsequent to the adoption of the new Constitution. The second judicial circuit contained the counties of Cocke, Jefferson, Sevier, Blount, Knox, Campbell, Morgan, and Anderson where the circuit court would meet on the second Monday of March, July, and November. There would be three terms each year of the circuit court instead of two as formerly provided.