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Welcome to the City of Townsend! We are a small, close-knit community surrounded by the beauty of the Smoky Mountains. Townsend is one of the three main gateways to Cades Cove, one of the most popular destinations in the Smokies. We welcome you to our page and hope you enjoy the content and learn about what Townsend, the peaceful side of the Smokies, has to offer!

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New City Hall

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The goal of the proposed ordinance is to create safe venues for customers and to discourage illegal activities. The governing officials of... Read More → New City Hall

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Volunteers are the heart of a community. Our volunteers are a valuable resource for our fast-growing, fast-paced city.

Our city relies on our volunteers for everything from staffing special event, such as Freedom Fest and Merry Main Street, to assisting departments with daily activities, such as shelving library books, filing records or using GIS equipment.

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