The Archives of the City of Kingsport preserves for consultation and study the documentary heritage of the City of Kingsport, TN.

The Archives of the City of Kingsport is located on the lower level of the Kingsport Public Library in downtown Kingsport. The Archives houses papers and photographs of individuals, organizations, industry, business, and non-current City records pertaining to the history of the City of Kingsport for preservation and research purposes.

A Guide To Using the Archives

Finding Aids

  • Browse Collections

  • Browse Tags


Monday: 2-5
Tuesday: 9-12 & 2-5
Wednesday: 9-12 & 2-5
Thursday: 9-12 & 2-5
*other times by appointment

Appointments (recommended) and Walk-ins are welcome. If interested in a time that is not posted, please call 423-224-2559.


Brianne Johnson Wright – City Archivist

Archives of the City of Kingsport
400 Broad Street
Kingsport, TN 37660