Incorporated - December 1, 1869The town was formerly known as Green Meadows, Blue Plum, Johnson's Depot, Haynesville, then Johnson City. It is situated on land grants of 1782 to Robert and Joseph Young and in 1792 to Joseph Tipton. The town charter was repealed in 1879, but incorporated in 1885. The name honors Henry Johnson, prominent merchant and postmaster. As industrial and educational center, it is the home of Milligan College, East Tennessee State University, and Steed College.
|Marker Number||1A 93|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 9:22pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 378560 N 4019886|
|Decimal Degrees||36.31635000, -82.35280000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 18.981', W 82° 21.168'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 18' 58.86" N, 82° 21' 10.08" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||423, 615|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 201 E Main St, Johnson City TN 37604, US|
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