Welcome to Jefferson N.C.
A city named after America's 3rd President Thomas Jefferson
Wanting to get involved in government? Come to the Board of Commissioners meeting. The main function of the board is to make the county budget, raise taxes, fund education, make county ordinances and much more! The current board is made up of 5 members who are elected and serve a staggered four year term. Our current County Manager is Sam Yearick picture on the left.
Jefferson was established in 1799 and public buildings were starting to be put up in 1800. Jefferson's mayor Dana Tugman of 14 years died in 2013 and they have yet to elect a new one Dana along with 5 other city members served on the town council. The town manager hired by the town council is Cathy Howell.