- Fraterville, Tennessee
Fraterville, Tennessee, is an unincorporated community located on State Route 116 in Anderson County between the towns of Lake City and Briceville. It is included in the
Knoxville, Tennessee Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Fraterville, which has a history of
coal mining, is known for the Fraterville Mine Disasterthat occurred there in 1902.
The name of the community, which is derived from the
Latinword "frater", means "village of brothers." [ [http://www.coalcreekaml.com/Legacy4.htm Coal Creek: War and Disasters] , Coal Creek Watershed Foundation, Inc., accessed September 15, 2008]
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