Sept. 18, 1890: Charles P. Wofford and Co., a real estate and brokerage company, advertised its services in The Comet. The offices were on East Main Street adjacent to Kite & Gaunt. The Wofford Brothers Insurance Co. was incorporated six years later and remains in business today. It is among the city’s oldest businesses.
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.