Roane County Government

County Executive

Wade Creswell, County Executive

We distinguish ourselves from others with a combination of work, recreation, and livable environment. Natural beauty and recreation are part of the good life here in Roane County. You will find a convenient, affordable lifestyle in Roane County. Whether you’re visiting here for business, vacation, or have lived here for years, we welcome you and hope you find your visit a pleasant one. Today, Roane County offers the tranquil beauty of Watts Bar Lake, Community atmosphere and small town living. Welcome to Roane County!

Phone Number:

P: 865-376-5578
F: 865-717-4215


200 East Race Street, Suite 1
P.O. Box 643 Kingston, TN 37763


Office Staff

Lindsey Stevens

Executive Assistant

Bonnie Angus

Administrative Assistant

Mike Beard

Project Manager

Important InfoRMATION

The County Executive is the chief financial officer of the county. He is sometimes referred to as fiscal agent. In recent years some counties have changed the title to County Mayor. Whether County Executive or County Mayor, chief financial official or fiscal agent, the authority and duties remain the same, that being financial management.

  • Sign or co-signs all county checks.
  • Examine the accounts of the county officers to verify each item of expenditure or revenue.
  • Audit all claims for money against the county.
  • Strong role in the budgetary process and presents the consolidated budget for each fiscal year to the county budget committee and to the county legislative body.
  • Serves as a nonvoting, ex officio member of each committee of the county legislative body and of each board, commission or authority of the county government.

Latest News

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

On September 20, 2023, County Executive, Wade Creswell, signed a Proclamation proclaiming September as “Suicide Prevention Awareness Month” in Roane County. Mr. Creswell was joined

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