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Claiborne County - Tennessee


HISTORY of CAMPBELL COUNTY Established September 11, 1806
Organized December 1, 1806
Formed from Anderson and Claiborne County territory
Named in honor of Colonel Arthur Campbell (1743-1811)
Jacksboro is county seat

County named for Colonel Arthur Campbell
Served as a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses
Commanded the 70th Regiment of Virginia Militia during Revolutionary War
Served as commissioner of Indian Treaties 1781