Visiting the Grainger County Archives

We welcome your visit to Rutledge, the county seat of Grainger County, located 33 miles northeast of Knoxville, Tennessee, on Hwy. 11-W.

Old Rutledge High School then and now


The Grainger County Archives is located on the top floor of the old Rutledge High School building (now the Board of Education offices) at 7850 Rutledge Pike (Hwy. 11-W) in Rutledge, Tennessee.


Free parking is available on the east, west and south sides of the building.  The easiest access to the Archives is via the elevator.  The door to the elevator lobby is located at the lower parking lot level on the east side of the building.


  • Tuesdays & Thursdays   9:30 – 3:30

*except county holidays

For information on visiting the local area, contact the Grainger County Chamber of Commerce.