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Rhea County
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Rhea County was founded in 1807. It was named in honor of John Rhea. He was delegate to North Carolina Convention which ratified the U. S. Constitution. A member of the State House of Representatives 1796-1797. A member of the U. S. House of Representatives 1803-1815, and 1817-1823. Considered one of the early leaders in higher education.

Topics of Interest

Biographies

Births

Cemeteries

Census - Pensioners

Death Records
1908-1912

Military Records

Obituaries

Old Hotels

Schools

History of Rhea County

Introduction to the Resources of Tennessee, Volume 1
Tennessee Bureau of Agriculture by Joseph Buckner Killebrew 1874

Towns, Cities, Townships

Dayton
Dayton Court House
Rhea Springs
Memories of Rhea Springs

Surrounding Counties
Bledsoe
Cumberland
Hamilton
Meigs
Roane
White


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