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. Touch 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
Also see . . . COCKE, William, (1748 - 1828). (Submitted on December 16, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Categories. • Government • Notable Persons • Patriots & Patriotism •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2010, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 934 times since then and 31 times this year. Last updated on March 12, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2010, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 3, 4. submitted on December 16, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.