We plan and implement strategies for the controlled growth of Roane County’s economy as a unified voice representing the best Tennessee has to offer businesses, citizens and travelers.Visit Site
We bring growth-oriented businesses with strong ﬁscal discipline, infrastructure and workforce-ready people to East Tennessee.Visit Site
We attract travelers who seek unique heritage and the best outdoor recreational experiences to Roane County.Visit Site
We connect leaders and organizations for the beneﬁt of local and regional business growth.Visit Site
We empower leaders, parents and students to invest in education, so they are better prepared to fulﬁll the workforce opportunities of Roane County’s future.Visit Site
We offer natural beauty, historic charm and low-cost living, distinguishing Roane County as one of the best retirement destinations in the nation.Visit Site
Why Roane County
- Affordability: Lower taxes, cost of living, and cost of doing business than most of the U.S.
- Location and Logistics: Centrally located to U.S. population centers; 2 major interstates and easy access to air, rail and water transportation; cutting-edge tech and science resources.
- Business-Friendly Community: Local, state and regional governmental support for business, and no personal state income tax.
- Workforce: A 75-year legacy of the most technologically proficient workforce in the U.S.
- Infrastructure: Lower energy costs, with reliable power from the Tennessee Valley Authority.
- Quality of Life: Mild climate; affordable housing; unsurpassed natural beauty and outdoor recreation; small town comfort with the amenities and educational opportunities of nearby larger cities.
Quality of Life
Lower cost of living, exceptional natural beauty, and a combination of small-town comfort and city amenities make Roane a great place to live.
Roane County offers an affordable, business-friendly environment in a right-to-work state with no personal income tax.
Location & Infrastructure
Ideally located in the South’s Automotive Corridor, with 2 Interstates and access to air, rail and water, Roane offers world-class technological resources.
Workforce & Education
With multiple options for higher education and workforce training, and a labor shed of almost half a million, Roane County prepares the workforce for the businesses of tomorrow.