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.

CITY GOVERNMENT

Learn more about our city’s officials, including our Mayor, City Manager, and various city boards and committees.

CITY SERVICES

Pay your water bill, send an anonymous tip, sign up for our 911 emergency alert notification system, and more.

Lakeside of the Smokies Balloon Festival

Take to the skies this October 23rd and 24th at Jefferson County’s own hot air balloon festival. Enjoy a weekend of great food, local artisans, live music, and, of course, hot air balloons!

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.

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.