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Water Sports

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Water Sports

There’s nothing like a day on the water to make you feel connected to nature. With a season that spans from May through September, and a seemingly endless supply of glasslike water, the water in Meigs County is the place to go.

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Hunting

Posted by on May 24, 2015 in Recreation, Slider | 0 comments

Hunting

Hunting and fishing is the way of life in Meigs County. With so many rivers and lakes, there is a place to fish year round whether you want bass, crappie, catfish or many other types of fish. Deer hunting is the big favorite for the hunters, as well turkeys, coyotes, and rabbits.

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Government

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Government

Meigs County Courthouse

Meigs County Courthouse, built in 1904, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Many of the government offices are housed within.

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Location

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Location

The Shoreline Community

Meigs County is located on the western boundary of the Tennessee River. Watts Bar Dam is located along the river and forms Watts Bar Lake. The Hiwassee River flows into the Tennessee River inside Meigs County.

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History

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History

Cherokee Removal Memorial Park

The “Trail of Tears” is said to have passed through the southern end of Meigs County in 1938. The Park is a memorial to those Cherokees who made that long, sad march westward.

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Industry

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Industry

Existing industrial base has seen positive growth, readily available workforce and no union presence within existing businesses. It is equipped with a +- 72 acre industrial park and enjoys Rural Opportunity Initiative tax benefits.

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Agriculture

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Agriculture

Agriculture is a very important part of the economy and way of life in Meigs County. According to the 2012 Census of Agriculture, we have 317 farms that encompass just over 52,800 acres. Beef cattle production is the major sector with over 200 farms and almost 6,000 head of beef cattle. Total agriculture sales for the county is over $6.8 million.

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Recreation

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Recreation

Watts Bar Lake

Watts Bar is one of nine TVA dams on the Tennessee River. With 39,000 acres and 780 miles of shoreline, the reservoir attracts millions of recreation visitors each year for boating, fishing, swimming, camping, and other outdoor activities.

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Ten Mile

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Ten Mile

Ten Mile, Tennessee is southeast Tennessee’s hidden water sports and camping playground. Located on Watts Bar Lake, halfway between Chattanooga and Knoxville, this community is home to a variety of top-notch marinas, campgrounds, fabulous fishing and locally-owned restaurants.

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Wildlife

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Wildlife

The Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge hosts one of the largest populations of Sandhill Cranes in the world. In the autumn they congregate in flocks and migrate through Tennessee to their primary wintering grounds in south Georgia and Florida. Over 10,000 cranes have been known to spend part of their winter in the Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge in Meigs County.

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