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Hamblen County, TNGenWeb

Welcome to the Hamblen County TNGenWeb site.

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Russellville Canning Factory - picture contributed by Scott Vaughn

Hamblen County, formed in 1870, is located in East Tennessee, one of the state's three Grand Divisions. It was named after Hezekiah Hamblen. The county seat is Morristown.

In area, Hamblen is the third smallest county in the state. Hamblen is bordered by Grainger, Hawkins, Greene, Cocke, and Jefferson counties.

We hope you find the information on this Hamblen County site useful. We also hope that you would like to share your own information with us, and help make this site better. We would appreciate any contributions you would like to make -- anything from Bible records to family tree reports and narratives, to transcriptions of county records. We are thankful to those who have already contributed material.

Research Resources

Make sure you check the "Records & Resources" section! There you will find information on a variety of topics. You can think of this page like the "table of contents" directory for the site.


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Hamblen County Courthouse

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the county seat

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Crockett Tavern
Davy Crockett's boyhood home

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Morristown Gazette

Image credits: Hamblen County Courthouse by Brent Moore, Morristown sign by Brent Moore, Crockett Tavern by Brent Moore, Morristown Gazette Newspaper courtesy of the Library of Congress

The TNGenWeb Project is ever grateful for the hard work of the former site coordinator (2004-2017), Carole Thomason, who passed away in December 2017.

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