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WELCOME TO DANDRIDGE, TENNESSEE
“Tennessee’s Second Oldest Town”

There’s a special feeling that comes when someone saves a place for you.  A spot at the table. A seat for the show.  A place in their hearts.  Imagine what it would be like if an entire town saved a place just for you.  First, with their warmth, their hospitality and their absolute acceptance of you as part of the “family”.  And second, by preserving a heritage . . . a breathtaking natural beauty . . . that is hard to find these days.

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Town of Dandridge

Vendors for the May 25th Farmers Market include:

1). DUDASH FARMS
-- BEEF: STEAKS (Fillet, T-Bone, Ribeye, Tomahawk Ribeye, New York Strip, Sirloin, Flank, Skirt, Tri-tip and London Broil); ROASTS (Arm, Chuck, Rump and Sirloin Tip); MISC. (Short Ribs, Beef Stew, Ground Beef, Hamburger Patties, Stir Fry Strips, Soup Bones, Ox Tail and Liver)
** MEMORIAL DAY SPECIAL - Buy 5 packages of ground beef, Get 1 free!

-- PORK: Spare Ribs, Boston Butt, Pork Chops, Ham Roasts, Hot & Mild Breakfast Sausage, Italian Sausage, Bratwursts, Ground Pork, Pork Belly and Stir Fry Strips

-- LAMB: Loin Chops, Rib Chops, Shoulder Roast, Lamb Stew and Ground Lamb.

2). INDIAN CAVE ORCHARD
-- Sweet Cherries

3). LAKEWOOD SOAP COMPANY
-- Bath Soaps, Shaving Soaps and Body Butters

4). MARTIN FARM
-- Tomatoes, Broccoli, White Turnips, Red Turnips, Green Onions, Cauliflower, Kale, Collards, Cabbage, Yellow Squash, Zucchini Squash, Lettuce and Radishes

5). SANDY RIDGE VINEYARD
-- Farm Fresh Eggs, Herbs and Artisan Woodwork

6). TIMBERLAKE NUTRITIONAL GARDEN
-- Garlic Scapes, Curly Kale, Green Onions, Crunchy King Radishes, Curly Mustard, Loose Lettuce, White Turnips, Crookneck Squash and Gretta's Handmade Soaps
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Town of Dandridge

TOWN OF DANDRIDGE, TENNESSEE
REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
23 May 2019
Dandridge Public Works Facility/Police Department Building
6:00 p.m. (immediately following BZA meeting)

AGENDA

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. ROLL CALL

III. READING OF THE MINUTES
• April 25, 2019 Regular meeting

IV. BUSINESS PRESENTED BY THE MAYOR

V. OLD BUSINESS

VI. NEW BUSINESS

• Public Hearing - Resolution No.18/19-17 Amending the Subdivision Regulations of the Town of Dandridge, TN. (Article III, Section A, 15. Permanent Easements and Reserve Strips) to allow easements in limited circumstances and providing requirements as to their construction.

• Dwayne Miller/Darrell Miller, 806 Goose Creek Road, Map 75, Parcel 39, Rezone Request (A-1 to R-1) (Urban Growth Boundary)

• Overman USA Inc./Charles McSpadden, 1000 Industrial Park Road, Map 68, Parcel 8.01, Site Plan Review

• Discussion Item: Occupancy limits on single family residential and apartments

• Discussion Item: Raising height limits on structures in R-3, B-2 & B-3 zones

VII. MISCELLANEOUS

VIII. ADJOURNMENT
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DANDRIDGE PHONE NUMBERS

  • (865) 397-9200 | ACTIVITY CENTER
  • (865) 397-3192 | FIRE
  • (865) 397-8862 | POLICE
  • (865) 397-7420 | TOWN HALL
  • (865) 397-2925 | WATER
  • (865) 397-5101 | PUBLIC WORKS
  • (865) 397-9758 | LIBRARY

LATEST NEWS

Waterfront Plan

July 28th, 2016|0 Comments

For more information on the plans to promote new opportunity for Douglas Lake in Town, view the Dandridge Waterfront Master Plan.   Highlights include: Phase 1: New Public Dock on TWRA Property (proposed years

Broadband Feasibility Study

November 30th, 2015|0 Comments

Dandridge is partnering with Appalachian Electric Cooperative (AEC), Town of White Pine, and Jefferson City to conduct a Broadband Feasibility Study. Dandridge is making an effort to determine the need for improved broadband services. Your

HOME Grant Public Meeting

October 26th, 2015|0 Comments

The Town of Dandridge has received a grant from the Tennessee Housing and Development Authority to renovate homes for low income home owners.  The Town would encourage anyone that owns their own home that is

VISITORS

Dandridge Tennessee Visitors

DOUGLAS LAKE

Visitors to Dandridge are always impressed with the historic preservation and the quaintness of the town. Restaurants and shops line the downtown streets and the lake makes recreation a viable option for family vacations. Guided walking tours of the historic district can be arranged for groups by contacting the Visitor’s Center at (865) 397-7420 ext. 16.

EVENTS

The annual Music on the Town concert series is held on Thursday nights beginning in September.  Each year we strive to provide the best entertainment groups around to this concert series for Free, just bring your lawn chair!  The concerts are held behind Town Hall at our Performance Pavilion or in at the Field of Dreams Activity Center in case of rain.  Visit our website at www.musiconthetown.com or follow us on Facebook for all the latest information.

HISTORY

Dandridge Tennessee History

DOWNTOWN

Dandridge was founded around 1783 when the settlers came across the Appalachian Mountains moving west. It remained a quaint agriculture setting due to the fertile lands along the French Broad River. When TVA began construction of Douglas Dam to generate electrical power, many of these farms are now covered by the waters of the Douglas Lake Reservoir. The Town of Dandridge would not be in existence today were it not for a group of citizens who went to Washington, DC and lobbied for a stone and earth dike to keep the waters of the reservoir from flooding the town.

COMMERCE

Dandridge Tennessee Commerce

DANDRIDGE GROWTH

Being a short drive from Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Knoxville and the University of Tennessee, Dandridge offers lodging, food and shopping to those who want to avoid the daily crowds. Situated only two miles from the intersection of I-40 and I-81, Dandridge is a prime destination for anyone visiting the Smoky Mountains and who would want to see and tour Bush Brother’s, the largest producer of baked beans in the world, located approximately 10 miles south of the town.