Welcome to Claiborne County, Tennessee!

Claiborne County TN Mayor Joe Brooks,
Claiborne County Mayor Joe Brooks

I would like to welcome you to Claiborne County.  Claiborne County is in upper East Tennessee and is home to the area known as Cumberland Gap, where Tennessee, Virginia and Kentucky meet.  During the early days of our country, Cumberland Gap was known as the “Gateway to the West”.  Today I would like to invite you to visit Claiborne County and let it be the gateway to your future.  Claiborne County is one of the most picturesque counties in the state.  It is home to the Powell River, the cleanest river is the United States, beautiful Norris Lake, Lincoln Memorial University and the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.  If you are looking for opportunities for your future   Come to visit, Come to stay!

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Come stay with us in the beautiful Cumberland Gap! The Claiborne County Tourism is located in Claiborne County, TN. We ...
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On Friday, November 20, 2020, Mayor Joe Brooks issued a county-wide mask mandate beginning on Tuesday, November 24th running through Thursday, December 31st.  As of Sunday, February 28, 2021, the mask mandate has been extended until March 31, 2021. The full Executive order can be found below 



COVID-19 Daily Count 

March 3, 2021
Total cases: 2,814
Recovered: 2,607
Active: 139
Negative Tests: 23,332
Deaths: 68