growth in community

Jefferson County believes in supporting our workers by providing a living wages, economic growth, business development, and creating a thriving downtown rich with opportunities to enhance quality of life. Our location at the intersection of I-40 and I-81 mean that we are within a days drive from 70% of the United States. Here, modern methods are rooted in old fashioned know-how. 

Keys to vibrant community

Thriving downtowns and safe neighborhoods create healthy communities. Recruiting retail development has changed, and along with it, the strategies and technologies for bringing businesses into towns. We strive to bring only the best for our community.

White Pine

Sparkles of sunshine reflecting off Douglas Lake and the splendor of the Great Smoky Mountains in daily view, White Pine boasts hometown hospitality as well as retail opportunities and a vibrant community for everyone. 


Touted as friendly, relaxing, fun, and safe, with a backdrop of the Smoky Mountains. A resort community where residents and visitors enjoy a challenging golf course that winds through the heart of the city.


Dandridge, the county seat of Jefferson County since 1792, is the second oldest city in the state of Tennessee. Home to global businesses as well as retail shops drawing visitors from all over to stay, play, shop, and stay.


“We have been in Jefferson County for over 70 years, our hardware store remains an integral part of our community. “

Brian Williams, 2nd Generation Owner, Leeper Hardware