Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Ten Mile, TN
Log Barn Near Ten Mile
Ten Mile is an unincorporated area in northern Meigs and southeastern Roane counties in the U.S. state of Tennessee. The Roane County portion is included in the Harriman, Tennessee Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Ten Mile is primarily a summer cottage community on Watts Bar Lake. It includes summer cottages, small locally owned stores and restaurants, a bank, marinas, resorts, churches, and a Post Office (ZIP code 37880). The nearby TVA Watts Bar nuclear plant (in bordering Rhea County), and Watts Bar Dam spanning the Tennessee River across the Meigs County and Rhea County lines have played, and continue to play, an important role in the local economy.
The Elisha Sharp House in Ten Mile, Tennessee was added to the National Register of Historic Places on July 6, 1982.
Watts Bar Dam
Namesake: Ten Mile in Meigs and Roane Counties
Posted by Palmer at 12:54 PM