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Posted on: January 24, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Washington County Government phones down for a short time on Jan. 25

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Washington County Government phones down for a short time on Jan. 25

JONESBOROUGH – Phones at all Washington County Government offices will be down from 3 p.m. until approximately 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 25.

“In an effort to consolidate services and save taxpayer dollars, we need a brief window of time to move around 500 numbers,” said Mayor Joe Grandy. “All three vendors involved in the move assure us the process will take less than two hours.”

The temporary outage will impact phones in the following offices/locations:

  • Historic Courthouse Offices – Assessor of Property, Register of Deeds, Zoning/Planning, Trustee, County Clerk, Mayor’s Office, Purchasing, Accounting, Legal Services, Communications and the Election Commission
  • Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Detention Center
  • George Jaynes Justice Center – Circuit Court Clerk, Clerk and Master, all judicial offices, Juvenile Services, Veterans Services and County Welfare Officer
  • Washington County/Johnson City Emergency Management
  • Washington County Highway Department
  • Washington County UT Extension Office
  • Washington County Archives
  • Washington County Libraries in Jonesborough and Gray
  • Washington County Clerk and Trustee offices in Johnson City

If you require assistance during the brief outage, you may contact any of the offices listed via email. Email addresses are available on the County’s web site ( through the Department Directory.  

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