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


Due to Covid-19, the Archive is currently closed to the public.

We are still responding to inquires at this time. Please leave a voice mail or send an email to the address listed below.


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.