By BRANDON PAYKAMIAN Schools across the Johnson City Schools district held Digital Learning Day events Thursday to learn more about Johnson City’s rich history since its founding and incorporation in 1869. The events revolved around the city’s 150th anniversary and how far the community has come. At Cherokee Elementary School, students explored the city’s progression […]
Johnson City, TN
Johnson City is a city in Washington, Carter, and Sullivan counties in the U.S. state of Tennessee. 2017 estimated population was 66,391, making it the ninth-largest city in the state.
Johnson City was originally founded in 1856 by Henry Johnson as a railroad station. The town was formally incorporated in 1869 and Henry Johnson was elected as the city's first mayor on January 3, 1870.