Saturday November 1st, 2014
Mayor: Timothy L. Sharp
195 South Main Street
P. O. Box 66
Rocky Top, TN 37769

Phone: (865) 426-2838
Fax: (865) 426-8990


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Welcome to the City of Rocky Top Tennessee

Welcome to the offical Government website of Rocky Top Tennessee. Rocky Top is a town in Anderson and Campbell counties in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Tennessee, northwest of Knoxville.

About Rocky Top Tennessee

Most ofRocky Top is in Anderson County, which is included in the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town was originally known as Coal Creek, which is still the name of the stream that runs through the town. Coal Creek and the nearby town of Briceville were the site of a major lockout of coal miners in 1891, which resulted in the town of Coal Creek being occupied by the state militia for over a year after miners attempted to force an end to the use of unpaid convict labor in the mines. This labor struggle, known as the Coal Creek War, was eventually resolved in the coal miners' favor with the abolition of Tennessee's convict labor program.

Rocky Top Veteran's Memorial

On July 14th, 2004, the members of the Oak Grove Family and Community Education Clud voted to begin a fund raising project to erect a Veterans' Memorial to honor all Rocky Top Area Veterans who served in all wars and.. read more.

Job Announcement

The City of Rocky Top is accepting resumes for the position of City Recorder. This position responsibilities include, but is not limited to: responsible for all accounting for the city; Prepare and maintain city budget; Communication with the Mayor and Council; Attend all council meetings and prepare meeting agenda and meeting minutes; Serves as official custodian to the City records and City seal; Responsible for property tax data entry and payment; Property Tax Relief program; Delinquent tax submissions to City Attorney; and Employee Payroll. Accounting and Finance experience required; Bachelor's Degree preferred. Must be eligible to obtain Certification as Municipal Financial Officer.

Application deadline is November 7, 2014 at noon. Email cover letter and resume to rockytoprecorder@yahoo.com or turn in to City Hall at 195 S. Main Street, Rocky Top, TN 37769.

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