Wednesday September 28th, 2016
Mayor: Michael Lovely
Vice Mayor: Shain Vowell

195 South Main Street
P. O. Box 66
Rocky Top, TN 37769

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


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 Opening

The City of Rocky Top is accepting resumes and applications for a full time City Manager. The responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following: Administer the business of the municipality: manages personnel and human resources; prepares the annual budget for approval by the city council. The City Manager is appointed by the city council and serves at the pleasure of the city council.

Minimum qualifications for this position are: a bachelor's degree in business administration, political science, public administration, or closely related subject area; knowledge of general mucicipal government operations. Experience in government administration and accounting software used by local government agencies is preferred. 10+ years of experience will be considered in-lieu-of a bachelor's degree.

All resumes must be hand delivered to City Hall at 195 South Main Street, Rocky Top, TN 37769 or via US Mail at PO Box 66, Rocky Top, TN 37769.

The resume deadline is noon on Friday, August 19, 2016.



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