History of Campbell County, Tennessee
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Campbell County was formed on September 11, 1806 
and is over two hundred years old.

Books published on Campbell County History

  • Campbell County: Special Reproduction of the Apr 27, 1900 Jellico Advance-Sentinel
  • Campbell County, It's Cities, Towns and Points of Interest as of 1940, Updated 1986 by Bonnie M. Page
  • Campbell County, Tennessee USA: A History of Places, Faces, Happenings, Traditions, and Things by Dr. Miller McDonald
  • Caryville and More: A Book About Caryville, Tennessee and Surrounding Areas compiled by Melba Jackson and Marshall L. McGee
  • Careyville Through the Years: A Book About Careyville, Tennessee, and Local Areas compiled by Marshall L. McGee and Melba Jackson
  • The Civil War and Campbell County, TN by Greg Miller
  • Coal Mining Towns: Stories and Pictures of Anderson and Campbell Counties compiled by Marshall L. McGee
  • Indians to Interstate: A Book about Caryville compiled by Melba Jackson
  • The Land of the Lake: A History of Campbell County, Tennessee by Dr. G. L. Ridenour  (Available from CCHS )
  • Reflections (Jacksboro, Tenn): A Quarterly Newsletter of the Campbell County Historical Society
  • Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, ("A Brief History of Campbell County", pages 117-118), by Adrion Baird, Lanier DeVours, Marshall L. McGee, Gregory Miller, and Charles Winfrey, Tennessee Historical Society, Rutledge Hill Press, Nashville, Tennessee, 1998.
Links to Information on Campbell County History

"Campbell County, Tennessee and Beyond"
(Articles by Dallas Bogan)

 Cherokee Indian History and Campbell county

Churches of Campbell County At Campbell Local History Network

Coal Mines of Campbell County

Cross Mountain Mine Disaster

Goodspeed's History of Campbell County

Goodspeed's Biographies of Campbell County

Who's Who in Tennessee Biographies of Campbell County

Law Creating Campbell County

Lost Creek Friends/Quakers

Declaration of Grievances Adopted at the
Greeneville Convention

Fraterville Mine Disaster

The Fraterville Mine Disaster of 1902

History of Campbell County

History of Grantsborough

History of Jacksboro

History of La Follette

History of Jellico

Jellico Home Page

Jellico First Baptist Church

Jellico 1944 Troop Train Wreck

Post Offices of Campbell county

Tennessee River, the TVA, and the Coming of Norris Dam

Communities of Campbell County

Campbell County Court Houses

Old Petition Names 249 Powell Valley Settlers

Report Of The Inspector Of Mines 
Of Kentucky For The Year 1899 

Index to Seventy Years in the Coal Mines
Seventy Years in the Coal Mines
By Philip Francis

CGMA Pastors of Jellico

Colonel Arthur Campbell

Campbell County WPA

Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture

Tennessee Historical Society

American Journeys

TNGenWeb Special Projects

Tennessee Law: The Early Days

East Tennessee: Pre-1796

First People of Tennessee

Indian Land Cessions in Tennessee

The Intruders

The Land of our Ancestors

The Maps our Ancestors Followed

Sickness and Death in the Old South

Tennesseans in the Revolutionary War

Tennesseans and the War of 1812

Tennessee and the Civil War


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Campbell Tennessee and Beyond

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