Welcome to Our Archives!


The Department of Records Management and Archives preserves the oldest public records of Tennessee in the state’s oldest town, Jonesborough.  Located at 103 West Main Street in a yellow-brick former bank built in 1915, the archive houses records to aid in researching family, local, and regional history.

October is American Archives month! 

TN ARchives Month

New to our site: 

  • The Sanborn Fire Maps – a guide to the digital copies now available in our archives.  To view the guide, go to the “Collection Guides” page, then to “Maps.”  The collection includes 16 maps of downtown Jonesborough and date from 1888 to 1939.


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