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The Cities and communities of Sullivan County, Tennessee *

 

Bloomingdale, Blountville, Bluff City , Bristol , Buladeen

Carter

Fordtown

Kingsport

Piney Flats

Ruthton

Sadie, Sullivan Gardens

Winner

 

*This list of cities may not be complete. The list may contain towns, cities, villages, boroughs, townships, ghost towns and other populated places.

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Information & Facts about Sullivan County, Tennessee

Sullivan County Courthouse
P.O. Box 530
Blountville, TN 37617
Phone: 423.323.6417

History:

The first permanent settlements in the area were about 1769. The county was established in 1779 by division from Washington County, and organized 7 February 1780. Sullivan County was named for Major General John Sullivan who was an officer in the Revolutionary War. Among his accomplishments are that he served in the Continental Congress, he was Attorney General of New Hampshire and served as president of New Hampshire. In 1786, a portion of Sullivan County was broken off to create Hawkins County.

A history page for Sullivan County

Blountville, the County Seat, was laid off as a town in 1795

Size: 413 Square Miles

Location: extreme northeast corner of Tennessee Genealogy

Genealogy:

US GenWeb Project Genealogy page for Sullivan County
Lineages Genealogy page for Sullivan County

Sullivan County
Genealogical Society

East Tennessee Historical Society
P.O. Box 1629
Knoxville TN 37901-1629
Email: ETHS@netstarcomm.net

Sullivan County Public library
1655 State Route 37
Blountville TN 37617
Phone: 279-2714
Fax: 279-2836

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 510
Blountville, Tn 37617

Sullivan County Information page

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