Town of Vonore


Mayor and Board of Aldermen

 MAYOR:  Bob Lovingood


  • John Hammontree (Vice Mayor, Police Liaison)
  • Betty Sparks (Parks and Recreation Liaison)
  • James "Hamp" Brown (Fire Liaison)
  • Michael Moore (Public Works Liaison)



Phone Numbers


  • City Hall: 423-884-6211 (Mon.-Fri. 8:00am - 4:00pm)
  • Police Department: 423-884-2480
  • Fire Department: 423-884-6111
  • Zoning and Planning - Ruth Hawk: 423-253-4187
  • Building Inspector - Matt Widner: 865-964-5301 or
  • Library:  423-884-6729
  • Non-Emergency Number for Dispatch: 423-442-HELP (442-4357)



      *All after-hours police calls should be directed to the non-emergency number (423-442-4357)

Voting Locations

  • Inside City Limits: Vonore Community Center
  • Outside City Limits:  Vonore Elementary School


Events (see calendar also)

  • Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting is held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the upper level of City Hall.
  • Vonore Planning Commission meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Vonore Community Center (located above the Vonore Public Library).
  • Vonore City Traffic Court is held on the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the upper level of City Hall.
  • The Community Center can be rented out by individuals or groups for birthday parties, baby showers, wedding receptions, etc.  Please contact City Hall at 423-884-6211 for more information. 


Town Facts


  • Population:  1,474
  • Annual Operating Budget:  $1,741,000
  • 18 full-time employees and 6 part-time employees
  • Departments include:  Fire, Police, Public Works, City Hall, Library, and the Vonore Heritage Museum
  • Vonore Zoning Ordinance:




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