About Jefferson City, Tennessee

Jefferson City is a city in Jefferson County, Tennessee, United States. It is part of the Morristown, Tennessee Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 7,760 at the 2000 census. The city was originally named Mossy Creek, but was changed in 1901 to honor Thomas Jefferson. Carson-Newman College, a Baptist college founded in 1851, is located in Jefferson City.

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Jefferson City Facts

  • Population Total: 8219
  • Square Miles: 5.3
  • Area Code: 865
  • Elevation: 1201
  • Postal Codes: 37760
  • Timezone: North American Eastern