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Our Rich Heritage and History Today Hawkins County has a population of over fifty thousand. Church Hill is the largest city, followed by Rogersville, Mount Carmel, Surgoinsville, and Bulls Gap.

The Hawkins County school system supports
twelve elementary schools, three middle schools,
three high schools, and an enrichment center.
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Enjoy an Outing in Our Parks Laurel Run Park, set stunningly along the placid Holston River, is operated by Hawkins County as a municipal park.

This beautiful park includes river-access, a mountain creek, playground equipment, tennis courts, softball and baseball fields, and more.

The park is open year round. Picnic shelters are available for reservation.   Learn More >>
A Good Mix of Industry and Agriculture Hawkins County is a great place for industry and farming. The education of our workforce is as fertile as our rolling farmlands.
Discover Hawkins Counties fine area public schools, colleges & universities, and major institutions.

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Do You Have An Emergency Plan? Your family's safety depends on preparing for the unexpected.

Check out our Emergency Management Agency Preparedness section to help develop your plan.

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Home Government County Officials Road Superintendent
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Lowell B. Bean was elected to the office of Superintendent of Roads in 2006 after retiring from Quebecor World with 41 years of service.  He serves on the Board of Directors of Natural Resources Conservation Services and is a graduate of Surgoinsville High School.

Lowell is married to the former Lynda Stewart from Hancock County and they have three children, Kristi, Karri and Brandon and 2 grandchildren.  Lowell and Lynda live on a farm in Stanley Valley where Lowell grew up.

The Highway Department maintains 874 miles of roadway.  Duties include paving roads both with hot top and chip and seal; patching or repairing bad areas; installing new and replacing damaged drain pipe; keeping ditches free of debris; keeping roads clear during inclement weather; mowing roadsides; repairing bridges.

The Highway Department also operates a repair shop to maintain their vehicles and road equipment.


Debbie Lawson, Insurance and Payroll
Betty Walters,  Accounts Payable


144 Flora Ferry Road
Rogersville, TN  37857
Phone: 423-272-7370
Fax: 423-272-1884


7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.    Monday – Friday
24 Hour Emergency