Welcome To Pittman Center

A Community Dedicated To Preserving Our Mountain Heritage


Emerts Cove Covered Bridge in Pittman Center

Emerts Cove Covered Bridge in Pittman Center

Vision Statement

To create and perpetuate a quality living environment and to encourage quality development that supports that end. To encourage development that supports a tourist-oriented economic base that relates to and magnifies our unique relationship to and with the Great Smoky Mountains.


Just minutes away from downtown Gatlinburg nestled in the mountains of Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the quaint community of Pittman Center. Pittman Center provides a unique blend of history, culture and natural scenic beauty that captures the imagination. Proud of their mountain heritage, residents work hard to preserve the historic landscape and mountain culture that beckons visitors to come and stay awhile. Time seems to stand still as one ventures forth to rediscover the beauty of the natural surroundings and rich history that defines the Pittman Center experience.

While staying in Pittman Center there is much to do and see including fishing, hiking, swimming, golfing, bird watching, wildlife viewing, visiting the historic City Hall, and strolling across the covered bridge – a little something for everyone. The Greenbrier entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is within city limits and provides additional recreational opportunities for the entire family.

Upcoming Meetings & Information:

The Town of Pittman Center is seeking qualified applicants for the position of city administrator. College degree required, Masters in Public Administrator or related field preferred. Experience in municipal government also preferred. Please submit resumes’ via email to jerryhuskey@comcast.net by 4:00PM ET on Monday, March 18, 2019.

There will be a special called meeting of the mayor and board of aldermen on Thursday, March 14 at 4:30PM. The purpose of this meeting is to interview city administrator applicants.