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
The MOSAIC Research Study is a visitor-profiling study that was completed in February 2020 and provided our marketing team information about our visitors and those who have shown an interest in coming to Roane County; by providing details of their likes, hobbies, and activities it helps us to create marketing messages to better target those leads that are already on our lists and looking to come here.
The Tennessee RiverLine is a vision for a continuous, multi-modal system of trail experiences stretching along the Tennessee River from Knoxville, TN to Paducah, KY that celebrates, connects, and catalyzes. This pilot project of The University of Tennessee's School of Landscape Architecture. In 2019, Roane County was chosen as one of only five pilot communities located along the Tennessee River. Facilitated by UT's faculty and students, Roane's leaders and residents helped shape the vision through workshops and community events held through the summer of 2019. The first group paddle brought together 50+ people who paddled from Riley Creek to Kingston City Park. Learn more about the Tennessee RiverLine, the vision, 2019 successes, ways to get involved, and more in the Tennessee RiverLine 2019 Annual Report.
In February 2020 Legacy Parks unveiled its Oak Ridge Natural Assets Guidebook, a collaborative project created at the request of the City of Oak Ridge, Roane County and Anderson County civic and business leaders in response to recommendations from the Oak Ridge Blueprint Plan that urged the exploration of both recreational opportunities and enhancement of the area’s natural assets. The goal was to enhance the recreational, conservational, greenways, and blueways assets for Oak Ridge and beyond. Learn more about the Legacy Parks Foundation, the Guidebook, and more by visiting LegacyParks.org