Located where Tennessee, Virginia and Kentucky merge, Claiborne County, TN has over 400 square miles of picturesque mountain scenery, rolling valleys, beautiful rivers and lakes.
From one of the most diverse Lincoln and Civil War collections in the country located on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University to one of the most exciting and fastest dirt tracks in the country at the Tazewell Speedway, from 34,000 acres of pristine waters at Norris Lake to quaint shops in the town of Cumberland Gap, Claiborne County has something for everyone.
Claiborne County is also an excellent location for businesses. With easy access to Interstate 40, rail service by Norfolk Southern, a general aviation airport, exceptionally reliable power from TVA and an abundance of water, companies such as DeRoyal Industries, England Furniture, DTR Automotive and Giles Industries flourish in Claiborne County. Skills in many trade specialties, competitive workers compensation rates and low unionization assure a high-quality workforce.
Lincoln Memorial University, a private four-year liberal arts college with the Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Duncan School of Law, has been located in Claiborne County since 1897.
Walters State Community College, a compressive community college, provides customized training for area employers.
Local Economic Developer
Anna Beth Walker, Director of Economic Development