We plan and implement strategies for the controlled growth of Roane County’s economy as a unified voice representing the best Tennessee has to offer businesses, citizens and travelers.Visit Site
We bring growth-oriented businesses with strong ﬁscal discipline, infrastructure and workforce-ready people to East Tennessee.Visit Site
We attract travelers who seek unique heritage and the best outdoor recreational experiences to Roane County.Visit Site
We connect leaders and organizations for the beneﬁt of local and regional business growth.Visit Site
We empower leaders, parents and students to invest in education, so they are better prepared to fulﬁll the workforce opportunities of Roane County’s future.Visit Site
We offer natural beauty, historic charm and low-cost living, distinguishing Roane County as one of the best retirement destinations in the nation.Visit Site
Roane County is home to the nation's top research lab - Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the pioneer in renewable energy technology - Proton Power; here you will also uncover our fascinating past that changed our world; while enjoying inviting waterways, a robust recreational life, and breathtaking vistas. Discover how the best of Tennessee all comes together in Roane County.
With Tennessee's Innovation Corridor as the gateway to the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, Roane County's local infrastructure, strong economic climate and high quality of life make it an attractive choice for expansive opportunities.View More
Whether you live here or visit, you'll enjoy family-friendly festivals and sporting events, live music and the arts, stunning Watts Bar Lake with world-class fishing, and historic towns and museums.View More
The Roane County Chamber of Commerce works to enhance the lifestyle and business climate of Roane County and to promote existing business and industry.View More
Our mission is to create an environment and unified voice that promotes job creation, economic development, enhanced quality of life, education and workforce development across Roane County.
A Unified Drive. A United Force. Through the Industrial Development Board, the Visitors Bureau, Roane Chamber and programs such as Education Matters and Retire Roane we work to represent the best Tennessee has to offer businesses, citizens and travelers.
Roane County’s outstanding location, ready infrastructure, educated workforce, available industrial sites and established resume of success in retail, tourism and industry have been key factors in its economic growth and success.
In the 1700s, Westward-bound settlers traveled Avery's Trace and discovered fertile land with magnificent mountains and rivers, now known as Roane County. Today, you'll still find discovery in our unique communities - Harriman, Kingston, Rockwood, Oliver Springs and Oak Ridge - settled among our abundant natural resources.
On January 11 the Roane County Industrial Development Board (RCIDB) held a topping off ceremony as the last beam was placed on the Emergency Response Training Facility (ERTF) being constructed on Highway 95 in Oak Ridge.