Newport in Cocke County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Jeﬀerson County / Cocke County
Established 1792: named in honor of
Established 1797: named in honor of
Senator William Cocke
(1796, 1797, 1799 to 1805)
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C34.)
Location. 35° 57.65′ N, 83° 16.509′ W. Marker is in Newport, Tennessee, in Cocke County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 35, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located on the Jefferson County / Cocke County, TN line. This section of State Route 35 is also Interstate 411. Marker is in this post office area: Newport TN 37821, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Governor Ben Walter Hooper (approx. 4.1 miles away); Stokely-Van Camp, Inc. Pine Chapel (approx. 4.7 miles away); Kiffin Yates Rockwell (approx. 4.9 miles away); The War Ford (approx. 5 miles away); Fighting at Dandridge (approx. 5.7 miles away); "Old Dutch Settlement" (approx. 6.6 miles away); Battle of Hay's Ferry (approx. 6.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newport.
Also see . . . COCKE, William, (1748 - 1828). (Submitted on December 16, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
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