Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about the city of Jefferson City, Tennessee. If you don’t see your question below, feel free to reach out to us to find out what you need to know. 

What are City Hall's hours?

City Hall is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Where is City Hall located?

City Hall is located at 112 City Center Drive, Jefferson City, TN 37760.

What zip code serves Jefferson City?

Addresses within the city limits of Jefferson City will have the zip code 37760.

What county is Jefferson City in?

Jefferson City is in Jefferson County.

I want to relocate to Jefferson City. Where can I get information about that?

You can find out all sorts of information for new and current residents on our Residents and County Resources pages.

How do I register to vote?

To register to vote or to find out where to vote, visit the Jefferson County Election Commission.

When does City Council meet?

City Council meetings are on the first Monday of each month. Work sessions are on the third Tuesday of each month. Meetings are conducted at 5:00 PM at City Hall, 112 City Center Drive.

Where do I pay my City property taxes?

Property taxes may be mailed to PO Box 530 or paid at City Hall, 112 City Center Drive. You can also pay property taxes online with a debit or credit card here.

Is there a way to access tax bills online?

No, but you may contact us at 865-475-9071 for that information.

How much does it cost to have water turned on?


Inside City Outside City
Residential-Owners $30.00 $60.00
Residential-Renters $60.00 $120.00
Commercial $60.00 $120.00
Industrial $150.00 $300.00
When is my water bill due?

Water bill payments are due by the 10th of each month. A late fee is charged after the 10th. Water service is disconnected for non-payment generally on the 24th of the month.

Do you accept payments over the phone?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are currently taking credit card payments over the phone. The credit card fee is 2.75%.

What day is my garbage/recycling picked up?

That information can be accessed on our Trash & Recycling page or by calling City Hall at 865-475-9071.