(865) 436-5499

Town of Pittman Center, Tennessee

A Community Dedicated To Preserving Our Mountain Heritage

Emert's Cove Covered Bridge in Pittman Center


Vision Statement

To create and perpetuate a quality living environment and to encourage quality development that supports that end. To encourage development that supports a tourist-oriented economic base that relates to and magnifies our unique relationship to and with the Great Smoky Mountains.

About Pittman Center, Tennessee

Just minutes away from downtown Gatlinburg nestled in the mountains of Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the quaint community of Pittman Center. Pittman Center provides a unique blend of history, culture, and natural scenic beauty that captures the imagination. Proud of their mountain heritage, residents work hard to preserve the historic landscape and mountain culture that beckons visitors to come and stay awhile. Time seems to stand still as one ventures forth to rediscover the beauty of the natural surroundings and rich history that defines the Pittman Center experience.

While staying in Pittman Center there is much to do and see including fishing, hiking, swimming, golfing, bird watching, wildlife viewing, visiting the historic City Hall, and strolling across the covered bridge – a little something for everyone. The Greenbrier entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is within city limits and provides additional recreational opportunities for the entire family.



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Please visit our NEW Facebook Page: Town of Pittman Center, TN City Hall


Fireworks Permits are $5.00. Click on the link to see the full ordinance

 Fireworks Ordinance


Glenn Cardwell’s Books for Sale:

Pittman Center Photographic Documentation and History / $25 *** The Greenbrier Cove Story /$13***A Dream Fulfilled: A Story About Pittman Center / $13



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Instructions for vehicles stopping with school buses. 




Grassy Branch Bridge is closed to all public access.


1. All offers have been given to property owners.
2. 7of 7 property owners have agreed to the offer and waiting for closing dates.
3. Design is ready for May 12th letting
(the day the project goes out for the construction bid) The advertisement will be on 4/14/23 for the May 12th letting.
4. TDEC permits are in hand and ready to go
5. March 28th is the drop date to have all offers accepted and the right of entry signed. All seven property owners have agreed to the offer. 




To address the Board of Mayor and Aldermen, a request form must be filled out and submitted no later than the Tuesday prior to the Meeting. Forms can be found on this site under: 

Government/Printable Forms/ Citizen Comment Request

You may also call City Hall at 865-436-5499 to request a Citizen Comment Request Form. 


All submissions for the Planning Commission must be submitted to City Hall no later than the 15th of the prior month. 


Monthly- Planning Commission is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.


Monthly – Board of Mayor and Aldermen Meeting ScheduledThursday, June 15, 2023, at 4:30 p.m.


For More Information on Meetings and Agendas as they become available.