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

County Mayor

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Departmental information for business owners.


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Announcements and Events

Monday, September 16 – Regular Monthly (Voting) Session

Tuesday, October 15 – Work Session (Monday, October 14, Columbus Day Holiday)
Monday, October 21 – Regular Quarterly (Voting) Session

Tuesday, November 12 – Work Session (Monday, November 11, Veterans Day Observed)
Monday, November 18 – Regular Monthly (Voting) Session

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