Meigs County, TN
Meigs County Overview
Meigs County is a Three-Star Community located in eastern Tennessee. The area is known as the “Shoreline Community” because it is located on the western boundary of the Tennessee River. Watts Bar Dam is located along the river between Meigs and Rhea counties and forms Watts Bar Lake. The Hiwassee River flows into the Tennessee River a few miles west of State Hwy. 58 in the county.
Hwy. 58 is the principal north/south highway which runs the entire length of the county dividing it down the middle. The only link via the Hiwassee River Bridge to the southernmost part of the county. Hwy. 30 is the principal east/west highway and divides the county into north and south and intersects Hwy. 58 in Decatur. Hwy. 30 allows for more major east/west traffic and faster connection to I-75.