People gather to watch a parade on the 100 block of Broad Street.


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 fifth floor of City Hall 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-Thursday 9-12 and 2-5. Fridays by appointment only.


Brianne Johnson Wright – City Archivist

Archives of the City of Kingsport
415 Broad Street, Suite 525
Kingsport, TN 37660



Archivist Brianne Wright featured in Library Journal.

Friends of the Archives Gail Hale Memorial Lecture series held on May 12 featuring Hunter Wright: