Jefferson City, Tennessee
A great place to live, work, & play!
Welcome to our quaint corner of East Tennessee and the Foothills of the Smokies. Whether you’re here to visit your favorite Carson-Newman University student, to compete in a bass fishing tournament on Cherokee Lake, or just to enjoy life in a small, southern town, we hope you take advantage of all our city has to offer its residents and visitors. The community of Jefferson City, Tennessee, offers a vibrant way of life both personally and professionally for individuals and families!
ABOUT OUR CITY
Founded in 1788, our city has a rich history associated with it. Learn more about how our area became the community it is today.
Learn more about our city’s officials, including our Mayor, City Manager, and various city boards and committees.
Pay your water bill, send an anonymous tip, sign up for our 911 emergency alert notification system, and more.
Changes to Trash Pick Up
Jefferson City has a new partnership with Waste Connections that includes 95-gallon trash cans for all Jefferson City residents. This means there may be some updates to your trash pick up.
Learn more by visiting the Trash & Recycling Area.
FREE FACE MASKS AVAILABLE AT CITY HALL
Jefferson City cares about the health and safety of every member of our community. To help keep our city safe, any resident can receive a free face mask at City Hall. Children’s sizes are also available. Please do your part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by wearing a face mask in public.
Mayor Mitch Cain speaks to local Scouts about the local economy and how Scouts can make a difference in improving their communities. Local BSA Troop 194 in Jefferson City is working on building a better community. Recently the Scouts asked the Mayor questions about...
At 8 AM on Wednesday, May 6, 2021, about 60 citizens gathering at the City Center for the National Day of Prayer event. This year's event, which was themed Life, Liberty, and Love, featured students from Heritage Fellowship Christian School and 8 local pastors and...
From all of us in our community We're proud of all the hard work our frontline workers & healthcare heroes put forth every day to ensure the safety, health, and well-being of our community. Thank you to each of you! We're grateful and fortunate to have you in our...