Anderson County Government • 100 North Main Street • Clinton, TN 37716 • 865-457-5400

Welcome From Mayor Terry Frank
Anderson County has a rich history dating back to our founding in 1801. From coal mining to pearling, to our rise from agricultural infancy to become a world-leading technological powerhouse, our county is unique. Our assets are diverse, from recreation and history, to manufacturing and scientific discovery. We encourage you to know as much about your local government as possible, and are happy to answer your questions or concerns. We hope you find our website useful and are always open to new ideas. Our goal is to serve you in the best way possible—because, it’s you we work for. My best regards, Mrs. Terry Frank, County Mayor.
Anderson County History
In December 1801 Anderson County was created from parts of Knox and Grainger Counties. The county was named after Joseph Anderson, a prominent U.S. senator and former territorial judge in Knoxville. The first seat of government in Anderson County was Burrville, named after Vice-President Aaron Burr.
Anderson County News

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Information

Anderson County Government offices are open but with social-distancing restrictions in place. If you have business to conduct with us you are encouraged to call. Most businesses can be handled via phone calls, electronically, or online.
Tennessee Pledge
Governor Lee’s Executive Orders
Tennessee COVID-19 Information

For water quality questions and concerns, call Anderson County’s Water Quality Hotline at (865) 259-6906 and leave a message. Someone will return your call.
To learn about the importance of not littering in our community, click here. 
County Commission Meeting Dates
The Anderson County Board of Commissioners will hold a Special-Called Session at 6 pm Wednesday, November 4, 2020, in Room 312 at the Courthouse. The meeting will also have an electronic option for attendance.
Anderson County Calendar

Conservation Board, 4 pm Monday, November 2, Rm. 118A

Charter Commission, 6 pm Monday, November 2, Rm. 312/Virtual

Special-Called Commission meeting 6 pm Wednesday, November 4, Rm 312/Virtual

Budget Committee, 4 pm Thursday, November 5, Rm 312/Virtual