Crystal Ottinger, Mayor

Crystal Ottinger - Cocke County MayorI want to personally welcome you to the Cocke County Government web site. Cocke County is undeniably one of the most beautiful scenic destinations you will find and is truly “The Adventurous Side Of The Smokies!” We welcome you to explore our abundant natural resources including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Our Vision is:

To be a significant influence in driving positive change and to be a voice for people, through government, to achieve a better quality of life.

Our Mission is:

To make Cocke County the premier place to visit, work, live and raise a family by providing effective leadership for every citizen. 

Our Values are:

  • To display honesty through transparency
  • To show compassion and inclusiveness
  • To build relationships
  • To act with integrity and  respect

We know when you get here you will not want to leave so we invite you to stay for a day, a week or a lifetime and enjoy the Cocke County experience, where natural adventures and pure living are waiting to be explored. It is an honor and a blessing to serve this county as Mayor and if additional assistance is needed please feel free to give my office a call.

Important Information

Cocke County Mayor
360 East Main Street
Newport, TN 37821
Phone: 423-623-8791
Email: cottinger@cockecounty.net
Hours: 8 am – 4 pm  Monday – Friday