Historic Markers Across Tennessee

North Carolina Tennessee - Cocke County Line

Marker ID: THC 1C 2
Location: on Dixie Highway (U.S. 25) 0.4 miles west of Paint Rock Road, 4887 Dixie Highway, Del Rio, TN
County: Cocke
Coordinates: N 35° 55.073    W 082° 54.762
  35.91788333    -82.9127
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Cocke County
Established 1797, named in honor of
(1796, 1797, 1799 to 1805)

An officer of the Revolutionary Army; one of the leaders of the State of Franklin and member of the Legislature of the Territory South of the Ohio River.

North Carolina

One of the original 13 colonies, named reportedly for England's Charles II. Virginia Dare, first child born of white parents on the North American Continent, was born in the "lost colony", August 18, 1587. The first permanent settlement was made at mouth of Cape Fear River in 1660.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.