McMinn County, Tennessee   


McMinn County was established in 1819 from Indian lands.

It was named in honor of Governor Joseph McMinn, a milita commander during the Revoluntionary War, a member of the territorial legislature, and speaker of the state senate.

McMinn County, Tennessee has a population of about 50,000 and it is one of 95 counties in Tennessee.

Its county seat is Athens, Tennessee.

Schools located in McMinn County include Tennessee Wesleyan College.

Cities and towns located in McMinn County, Tennessee inlcude Athens, Calhoun, Englewood, Etowah, Niota, Sweetwater, Acme Mill, Addison, Alta Vista, Balltown, Burger, Calhoun, Cambria, Carlock, Cedar Springs, Chestuee, Claxton, Clear Springs, Clearwater,Coile, Collins Mill, Dentville, Georgetown, Goodsprings, Grady, Hillsview, Hutsell, Idlewild, Lamontville, Liberty Hill, Luskville, Macedonia, Manila, Mecca, Mount Harmony, New Bethel, Nonaburg, Pickwatina Place, Piney Grove, Prospect, Reagan, Riceville, Sanford, Spring Creek, Tranquillity, Wesleyanna, Williamsburg and Zion Hill., Inc.