The Region

Claiborne CountyClaiborne County Tennessee

 

Quick Facts

Population 
Households
Avg. Household Income  
Median Age
2013 Estimates 

 32,100
 12,796
  $42,199
 41.6


Detailed County Demographics (excel)

Laborshed Information (pdf)



Lincoln Memorial University in Claiborne County TennesseeLocated where Tennessee, Virginia and Kentucky merge, Claiborne County, TN has over 400 square miles of picturesque mountain scenery, rolling valleys, beautiful rivers and lakes.

From one of the most diverse Lincoln and Civil War collections in the country located on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University to one of the most exciting and fastest dirt tracks in the country at the Tazewell Speedway, from 34,000 acres of pristine waters at Norris Lake to quaint shops in the town of Cumberland Gap, Claiborne County has something for everyone.

Claiborne County is also an excellent location for businesses.   With easy access to Interstate 40, rail service by Norfolk Southern, a general aviation airport, exceptionally reliable power from TVA and an abundance of water, companies such as DeRoyal Industries, England Furniture, DTR Automotive and Giles Industries flourish in Claiborne County.    Skills in many trade specialties, competitive workers compensation rates and low unionization assure a high-quality workforce. 

Lincoln Memorial University, a private four-year liberal arts college with the Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Duncan School of Law, has been located in Claiborne County since 1897. 

Walters State Community College, a compressive community college, provides customized training for area employers.

County Mayor Claiborne County Tennessee golfing
Jack Daniels
423-626-5236
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Local Economic Developers
Robin Mason, Director of ECD
Claiborne County
423-626-5236
rmason_ecd@yahoo.com  
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Dennis Shipley, Executive Vice President & Director
Claiborne County Chamber of Commerce
423-626-4149
dshipley@communicomm.com  Tazewell Speedway in Claiborne County Tennessee
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Claiborne County Chamber of Commerce