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Rhea County

Rhea County was named after the Tennessee politician and Revolutionary War veteran John Rhea. As of 2000, the population of Rhea County was 28,400. Its county seat is Dayton. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 336 square miles (871 km²), of which, 316 square miles (818 km²) of it is land and 20 square miles (53 km²) of it (6.08%) is water. More Information

Rhea County consists of 3 cities: Dayton, Graysville and Spring City.


What does a Rhea County Executive Do?

The Rhea County Executive is the chief elected county official for Rhea County. He or she is elected for a four-year term by the citizens of Rhea County. The Rhea County Executive works in cooperation with the state and local officials to promote the county, manage the daily county government operations and to ensure that all applicable laws, policies, and resolutions are implemented. He or she also works with the Chambers and the Rhea Economic & Tourism Council to recruit new businesses and expand existing ones in our area.


Rhea County Election Commission

P.O. Box 181,
125 Court Street,
Courthouse Annex, Unit 1
Dayton, TN 37321

(423) 775-7816
Fax: 775-7880

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