Jefferson County Government


“No Tennessee county has a more honorable record or more interesting history.”

Jefferson County is located in the heart of Tennessee. We are known for our rich historical preservation, downtown communities, and beautiful scenery.

Those who live here are proud to call this area home.

Scenic Jefferson County is a perfect place to enjoy life at its fullest.

Experience our history, lakes, parks, and special events that provide entertainment for the whole family. We are glad you stopped by.


Mayor Mark Potts

The historic Jefferson County Courthouse in Downtown Dandridge, TN

County Mayor

Explore our county officials, by starting with our County Mayor.

The Overman facility in Jefferson County, TN.


Departmental information for business owners.

A few of the Jefferson County residents touring the Osh Kosh facility.


Services frequently used by our citizens.

Family on Douglas Lake in Jefferson County enjoying their East Tennessee vacation


Visit local lakes and immerse yourself in mountain views.

Announcements and Events

Stay in the know with what’s happening in our county, from community events to governmental meetings, and more, by checking our announcements page.

Public Notices are given to all County Commissioners, residents of Jefferson County, Tennessee, and all other persons who may be interested.

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