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Anderson County was formed in 1801
from parts of Knox and Grainger counties. It was named in
honor of Joseph Anderson (1757-1847)
who was judge of the Superior Court of the Territory South
of the River Ohio, a U.S. senator from Tennessee, and Comptroller
of the U.S. Treasury.
The construction of Norris Dam, the
first dam built by the Tennessee Valley Authority, brought
major changes to
in the 1930s. Approximately 2900 families were relocated
from reservoir lands in Anderson and nearby counties
construction, which began in 1933 and was completed in
1936. The town of Norris was initially built as a planned
community to house the workers involved in the construction
During World War II, the federal government's
Manhattan Project brought more change to the county, including
of more families and the founding of Oak Ridge.
of Appalachia in Norris commemorates pioneer and rural life
of past decades in Anderson County and the surrounding
information from wikipedia.org