Welcome to Hamblen County Tennessee!

Hamblen County Government strives to foster the highest quality of life for its citizens through open and responsive government and the facilitation of economic vitality. We commit ourselves to provide services that meet and/or exceed the needs and expectations of the people of Hamblen County.

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Chairman Shipley’s Response to Criticism Regarding Justice Center
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FY 2020-2021 Budget
Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget
Cherokee Park
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Hamblen County Tourism
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The Hamblen County Garbage Department will observe Monday, September 7, 2020 as a holiday. If you are a resident or business whose normal collection day is Monday, September 7th, please place your garbage and recyclables at your normal location by 6:00am on Tuesday, September 8th and leave it there until it is collected.

If there are any questions, please call the department at 423-586-3273.

Operating hours for the Highway and Garbage Departments:
Mon-Thurs – 7:00am – 4:30pm
Friday – 7:00am – […]


Hamblen County Legislative Body Committee Meetings – September 14, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. in  the Large Courtroom of the Hamblen County Courthouse at 511 W. 2nd North Street, Morristown. Visit Meeting Packets to review items on the Agenda.


Hamblen County Legislative Body – Monthly Commission Meeting: September 24, 2020 – 5:00 p.m. in the 3rd Floor Large Courtroom – Hamblen County Courthouse located at 511 W. 2nd North St., Morristown. Visit Meeting Packets to review items on the Agenda.


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to recommended guidance established by the White House’s “Opening Up of America Again” and Governor Bill Lee’s “Tennessee Pledge-Reopening Tennessee Responsibly,” the Hamblen County Legislative Body will hold its Committee, County Commission, and any and all other meetings during May in-person in the Large Courtroom of the Hamblen County Courthouse located at 511 West 2nd North Street Morristown, TN beginning May 11, 2020. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there […]