—————————————————————————— Meetings are held 3rd Thursday of month 5 PM in the Chamber building at 66 Sparta Street in downtown Spencer, Tennessee

 You have found the Chamber of Commerce for Van Buren County, TN.   Our mission is to advocate for a business environment in which our members can prosper.   Our community is proud of the past, but focused on the future and proactive with continuous improvement efforts in all sectors.

 We invite you to explore our wonderful community in the Tennessee Mountains and discover why it’s a great place to live, work, play and visit.

We are a small, rural county in the heart of the beautiful state of Tennessee.  Located on the Upper Cumberland Plateau (1800 feet above our neighboring counties) Van Buren is the home of one of the state’s most visited natural treasures, Fall Creek Falls State Park.  It is one of the regions premier destinations for anyone seeking to spend time away from the urban jungle.  You are invited to visit for a day, a  week, or a lifetime.

Van Buren county has remained relatively unchanged by time.  Many residents can easily trace their family roots through the historical registry or a visit to the local family cemetery. 

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Check out the calendar of events for things to do and places to be.


If you are visiting Van Buren you should know a few things:

People will probably wave at you, even though they don’t know you.  Just smile and wave back.

 A Mennonite community is a growing part of the local census.  Please watch for buggies and bikes.

There are no traffic lights in the entire county.  Nope not one.

If you are looking for a wild night life, You aren’t gonna find it here.

People will lend a hand, yep strangers will stop and ask if you need help.

If a funeral procession is passing please pull over. It’s a respect thing.

The Speed limit in Spencer is 45 Mph.   We don’t want you to take home any unwanted souvenirs.

Nothing compares to riding a motorcycle on Tennessee roads

WARNING: You might just decide you want to call Van Buren Home.


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Image result for expositor spartaRECENT ARTICLES FROM THE EXPOSITOR

Keep up with what is happening in Van Buren and neighboring counties by getting your copy of the Expositor. You can find the latest edition at: Save-a-Lot,  Diner, Highway 30 Market, The Way Inn .

                  Expositor / Sparta Live

Eagles win their fourth straight district title

New trout fishery in Fall Creek Falls State Park

Van Buren County High School announces Top 10 seniors

Spencer Mayor and Alderman Meeting – Feb 22

Eaglettes finish District 5A Tournament in second place

JustBeGreen Energy offering U.C. counties new alternative for landfills


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