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Blount County was organized in 1795, from Knox County.
The county seat is Maryville.
The county was named after William Blount, who was a member of the North Carolina Legislature, of Knoxville, U. S. senator from Tennessee, 1796-97, and speaker of the State Senate, in 1798.

County seat, Maryville; population
Other towns, Louisville, Friendsville and Rockford.

Navigable streams, Tennessee and Little Tennessee rivers. Other streams, Little River, Nine Mile and Pistol creeks. The face of the country is formed of valleys separated by narrow ridges ; mountainous in southeastern portion.
(Source: Hand-book of Tennessee By A. W. Hawkins, Henry E. Colton 1882)

Alcoa * Friendsville * Maryville (county seat) * Rockford * Townsend

 Louisville * Vonore (partial)

Census-designated places
 Eagleton Village * Seymour (partial) * Walland * Wildwood

Unincorporated communities
Alnwick * Armona * Binfield * Clover Hill * Cold Springs * Disco * Dry Valley * Fairfield * Happy Valley *
Kinzel Springs * Laws Chapel * Melrose * Mentor * Mint * Old Glory * Six Mile * Sunshine *
Tallassee * Top of the World 

Former communities
 Cades Cove * Calderwood * Tremont


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Website Updates:
Feb 2017: obits for CALDWELL, COLLINS, ALFORD.  gossip news for ANDERSON.  Sicklist news for WATERS.  Burial notices for KEY, SPENCER, HARMON.  Birth Announcement for CARPENTER

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