Newport in Cocke County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The county seat was established here in 1884.
L. Snease, Mayor
Erected by Town of Newport, Tennessee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
Location. 35° 58.066′ N, 83° 11.082′ W. Marker is in Newport, Tennessee, in Cocke County. Marker is on East Main Street just east of McSween Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 330 E Main St, Newport TN 37821, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cocke County Veterans Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cocke County War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Kiffin Yates Rockwell (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Warford (approx. ¼ mile away); Swinging Bridge (approx. ¼ The Cross (approx. ¼ mile away); Governor Ben Walter Hooper (approx. 1.8 miles away); Jefferson County / Cocke County (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 28, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.