We plan and implement strategies for the controlled growth of galaxy银河官网 County’s economy as a unified voice representing the best Tennessee has to offer businesses, 市民和旅客.



We bring growth-oriented businesses with strong fiscal discipline, infrastructure and workforce-ready people to East Tennessee.



We attract travelers who seek unique heritage and the best outdoor recreational experiences to galaxy银河官网 County.



We connect leaders and organizations for the benefit of local and regional business growth.



We empower leaders, parents and students to invest in education, so they are better prepared to fulfill the workforce opportunities of galaxy银河官网 County’s future.



We offer natural beauty, historic charm and low-cost living, distinguishing galaxy银河官网 County as one of the best retirement destinations in the nation.



Uncover galaxy银河官网’s Past and Look into Our Future



galaxy银河官网 County is home to blue waterways, robust recreational life and unforgettable moments. Whether you're visiting or lucky enough to be a galaxy银河官网 resident, you’ll enjoy fun family festivals, 蓝草音乐, stunning Watts Bar Lake and fine fishing, and historic towns and museums.

Since its creation in 1801, galaxy银河官网 County and its five unique, historic communities—哈里曼, 金斯敦, 罗克伍德, 奥利弗·斯普林斯 and 橡树岭—have attracted visitors and commerce to a place filled with beauty and opportunities.

在18世纪, westward-bound settlers traveled Avery’s Trace and discovered fertile land with magnificent mountains and rivers, 现在被称为罗恩县. 今天, you’ll still find discovery in our unique communities, settled among our abundant natural resources.

On 1,200 acres, 橡树岭’s award-winning Heritage Center repurposes a complex formerly of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The DOE and the 橡树岭 community initiated a Reindustrialization program to repurpose those facilities originally used for research and development. The program begun here now serves as a nationwide model with great success.


The county seat of galaxy银河官网 County is 金斯敦. Visit the antebellum courthouse, built in 1855. 金斯敦 celebrates the 4th of July with its Smokin’ the Water Festival, a day-long waterfront celebration on the shores of Watts Bar Lake in 金斯敦 City Park,  柳条供应商, live music and the largest fireworks display in East Tennessee. Dine at Maple Creek Bistro weekends to catch up with friends in a low key, relaxing setting. Race for a cannon award in the Storm the Fort Half Distance and Sprint Triathlon.


哈里曼’s name came from a Union general in the Civil War who observed that the location would make a remarkable town. A planned community from the beginning, 哈里曼 was mapped out in a grid pattern on December 25, 1890. Notice elegant Victorian architecture in some homes in Cornstalk Heights, 100 of which are properties in the National Register. Walk or bike the trails in Riverfront Park, and practice your swing at Emory Golf & Country Club’s nine hole course.


罗克伍德’s Rockin’ the Ramp in Tom Fuller Park brings the whole county together for a day of fun and an evening of fireworks during the Labor Day weekend. In the center of historic downtown 罗克伍德, you’ll find Homecoming Park, which becomes a focal point during the town’s festivals. Compete or cheer the participants pedaling like crazy in the Three River Rumble, 一个长白昼, 三城赛, with the Criterium course in 罗克伍德. Drive up Highway 70 to Mount Roosevelt and steer toward the overlook. At the top, you’ll spy Watts Bar Lake, with the Smoky Mountains as the backdrop.


A natural mineral springs once drew visitors from near and far to the town now known as 奥利弗·斯普林斯, 成立于1930年. “Oliver” came from the town’s first postmaster. The “October Sky” movie was shot in the 奥利弗·斯普林斯 coal mining area, as were scenes from its downtown. The public library was once the 奥利弗·斯普林斯 Railroad Depot, and holds the city’s archival records. 在风石公园, you can explore more than 300 miles of OHV trails, 露营, 徒步旅行, picnic and try the challenge of downhill mountain biking.


橡树岭 was founded in 1942 on remote farmland by the Army Corps of Engineers as an entity of Clinton Engineer Works, which became 橡树岭 National Laboratory. The Knoxville-橡树岭 Innovation Valley facilitates the strengths of our 21st-century workforce, our ready transportation infrastructure, the affordability of our real estate—all within a 25-mile technology corridor. The Secret City Festival highlights fun, area culture and heritage within its events and entertainment.