Grainger County Farm
Grainger County is situated close to Knoxville and is renowned for its tomato crops.
Grainger County is situated on the Clinch River (impounded by Norris Dam to form Norris Lake) and on the Holston River (including Cherokee Lake).
The county is comprised of various small towns, including Blaine, Rutledge, and Bean Station.
Grainger County border Knoxville, TN on the east side.
The county was formed in 1796 with Rutledge as its county seat.
The annual Grainger County Tomato Festival is attended by over 20,000 people.
Grainger County Population: 22,766 (2011)
Government: Grainger County, Tennessee
Business: Grainger County Chamber of Commerce
Genealogy: Grainger County Genealogy | Grainger County History and Information
News: Grainger Today
There are over 72 churches and 9 schools in Grainger County.
Norris Dam and Norris Dam State Park are located in Grainger County. Nearby Cherokee Reservoir offers a number of recreational facilities.