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Question: When was Loudon County created?
Answer:  Loudon County was formed May 27, 1870  from parts of Roane, Monroe and Blount Counties.

Question: Where is Loudon County located?
Answer:  Loudon County is located in the middle-eastern part of Tennessee. On a map, find I-75. Loudon County is located about midway between the northern and southern edge on I-75.

Question: Where is the county seat?
Answer:  The county seat is located at Loudon, Tennessee.

Question: What is the address of the court house?
Answer:  Loudon County Clerk, 101 Mulberry Street, Loudon, TN 37774, Phone: (865) 458-3314

Question: Has the court house ever burned? If so, were any of the records lost?
Answer:  No. Fortunately, Loudon County's court house has never caught fire. The records are well preserved. Several years ago, the Tennessee State Library and Archives visited the court house and microfilmed the county records. A list of the available records may be found online.

Question: Does Loudon County have a county historian?
Answer:  Yes, Loudon County's county historian is Joe E. Spence. He can be reached 390 Elkmont Rd., Knoxville, TN 37922.

Question: What books have been published on Loudon County?
Answer: Please see the Published Resources page.

Question: Why is the first census for Loudon County the 1880 census?
Answer: Loudon County was created May 27, 1870. The official 1870 census day was June 1, 1870. At that time, Loudon County was in its infancy and did not have the resources to perform the census tasks. As a result, citizens of Loudon County were enumerated in the parent counties of Monroe, Roane, and Blount.

Question: Can you help me find a professional genealogist?
Answer:  No, I am sorry I cannot. However, the Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society has online a list of professional genealogists and their specialties. I have never contacted any of these people and can neither recommend or comment on any of them.

Question: What features are unique to Loudon County?
Answer: Loudon County is the location of three Tennessee Valley Authority dams: Fort Loudon Dam, Tellico Dam, and Melton Hill Dam.

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