Hancock County was formed in 1844 from Hawkins and Claiborne Counties.
The County seat is Sneedville.
Hancock County lies in East Tennessee, one of the state's three "grand divisions" and is bordered by
Hancock County is a burned county so there are few early records for it available.
What is available:
Chancery Court Minutes- Aug.1870
1850-1930 Hancock County Census
*There are a few Chancery Court cases that did survive the fires for years 1797-1930, very