First Peoples Bank was organized in 1974 and opened for business January 2, 1975, as First Peoples Bank of Jefferson County, with a total of six employees. The bank operated in a portable building until it moved into its present Jefferson City office in May 1976. First Peoples Bank is the oldest bank in Jefferson County. In early 1994, First Peoples Bank of Jefferson County officially changed its name to First Peoples Bank of Tennessee.

First Peoples Bank was organized to meet the banking needs of the “people,” as our name implies. We are a bank based on relationship banking offering you, our customer, a vast array of financial products and services, ranging from competitive rates on your deposits, to loans individually tailored to meet your needs.


Thanks to you and others like you, First Peoples Bank of Tennessee thrives and continues to expand. We remain committed to meeting your financial needs through personal service, technology, competitive rates, customized products, and community involvement with a personalized approach.