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A Tennessee Tradition Since 1894
First Century Bank has been proudly serving the communities of East Tennessee for over a Century!

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Strong Roots and a Sturdy Foundation

Strong Roots and a Sturdy Foundation


Personal Checking

First Century Bank offers a variety of checking accounts to meet your deposit needs.


Business Checking

No matter what your business needs, we have a solution that's just the right fit for you!

Convenient Services

Convenient Services

At First Century Bank, we are committed to providing you with more than just the standard services and strive to provide you with any and every convenience you may need.

Why Bank with First Century Bank?
First Century Bank is a family-owned, community bank that holds a 5-Star Rating by BauerFinancial, Inc., ranked #1 Bank Overall in Tennessee by Banks Street Partners, and has also been voted Peoples Choice Best of the Best in Claiborne County for the past 3 years. Our goal…“Customer First”. And as our customer, you are our First Priority! You are not just a number or grade on a complicated scale. You are a customer with a family, a community, and financial needs. We understand all three are key to excellent customer service.

Great group of people here!!

Very helpful and courteous!

An awesome bank, the staff is great to work with, and after shopping around they had the best options for business accounts.

Great bank! Great people!

We have been married 24 yrs and we have always used First Century Bank. The employees are very kind and knowledgable! They are always willing to help us in anyway they can with our banking needs. And they are locally owned.

The People are really nice and helpful

Best bank and Employees!

We have used First Century now for 2 home loans! Denise has been a dream to work with and helped us so much along away! She has been extremely patient and answered all my crazy questions!! We could not have had a better experience with Denise and First Century!! I highly recommend them!

My husband and I have done business with this bank for at least 40 years. The employees are always very helpful. It's a great bank!

Best place to bank. I've been a customer for years.

Some of the nicest people you will ever meet! Stacy went above and beyond her duty to help me out! More companies need more people like her working for them!!

The best bank in Claiborne County. Its the only one I use.

The ONLY place to do banking!!!

[We] are very pleased with the bank's service. Worked with Austin for a loan to purchase property. We live in PA and he handled everything from helping us with a surveyor to settlement. Never had to leave PA to do it. Great service and look forward to working with your bank in the future. Thank you for everything.
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