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Roane -- U.S. County in Tennessee
Population (2000): 51910
Housing Units (2000): 23369
Land area (2000): 360.984978 sq. miles (934.946761 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 33.995936 sq. miles (88.049066 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 394.980914 sq. miles (1022.995827 sq. km)
Located within: Tennessee (TN), FIPS 47
Location: 35.879760 N, 84.526726 W
Roane, TN
Roane County
Roane County, TN
Roane -- U.S. County in West Virginia
Population (2000): 15446
Housing Units (2000): 7360
Land area (2000): 483.572301 sq. miles (1252.446456 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.177123 sq. miles (0.458747 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 483.749424 sq. miles (1252.905203 sq. km)
Located within: West Virginia (WV), FIPS 54
Location: 38.715570 N, 81.358200 W
Roane, WV
Roane County
Roane County, WV

Roane is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Anthony Roane (died 1583), English politician
  • Archibald Roane (1769–1819), 2nd Governor of Tennessee
  • John Roane (1766–1838), American politician
  • John Roane (1794–1869), American politician
  • John Roane (1817–1867), 4th Governor of Arkansas
  • Spencer Roane (1762–1822), American jurist
  • William Roane (1787–1845), American politician

Usage examples of "roane".

Which had sent Roane to Cram-brief to learn as much of Clio as she might need to know.

With a sigh of thanksgiving that that ordeal was behind her, Roane disembarked to look around.

When she was away from Sandar, Roane always hoped they could be friends.

The first thing Roane was aware of as she manhandled out the boxes and containers was the wonderful freshness of the air.

While it was impossible to get lost, Roane found that venturing alone into the wilderness made her slightly uneasy.

But what kept Roane from withdrawing at once was that there were men busy in the garden.

But all were strange to Roane and she wondered if they had some allegorical significance.

From this height Roane could not see her face, for she had the collar of a cloak turned up about her throat, though the rest of its folds had been pushed well back on her shoulders.

All the mounts were Astrian duocorns and thus the fact was brought home to Roane that this was indeed a settlers’ culture, established at the whim of a mind half the galaxy away, with the resources of many planets to call upon.

These beasts were smaller and lighter than those Roane had seen before.

And then followed such a burst of thunder that Roane dropped the beamer and cowered against the chest, her eyes squeezed shut, hands over her ears.

The beamer there showed Roane something odd, a series of holes hollowed into the stone, as if they were a ladder by which one might mount to the rafters overhead.

Hovering at the door, watching the rain, debating whether or not she dared chance it, Roane saw a flash of color, heard the high nicker of a duocorn.

One of her hands was across the girl’s mouth, and Roane was using her own weight to try to subdue the other’s struggles.

The girl caught at the collar with both hands, worried at it, though she continued to stare straight at the light as if seeking Roane behind it.