City of Jefferson

Incorporated 1870
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Looking to Pay Your Water Bill?

We offer ONLINE BILL PAY AND PAPERLESS BILLING!  Visit to sign up.  You will need your full account number. In addition, payments can be dropped off at the drive-up drop box located in the City Hall parking lot or called in over the phone using a credit/debit card for no additional fee.  If none of those options appeal to you, we are always happy to take your payment in person too!

About Us

City Hall normal hours of operation are 9:00 AM until 5 PM Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. City Hall is closed for lunch from 1:00 PM until 1:30 PM.

River View Park Ribbon Cutting!!

Join us as we cut the ribbon for Jefferson’s brand new park! The ribbon cutting will be at 12:00pm on July 29th, located at 280 Mill St. Jefferson OR 97352. Refreshments will be provided!

Volunteer for a City Committee

We have volunteer openings on our Planning Commission and Landmarks Advisory Commission. Volunteer applications are available at City Hall and can also be found here on the City’s website under the community information tab, or by request to

2nd Quarter Newsletter

Check out our quarterly newsletter, which will be included in water bills, on the City’s Facebook page, and HERE.

Service Line Protection Program Available NOW!

If you’ve ever had a water line break on your property, you likely understand the importance of this new program! Most people don’t realize a broken water/sewer line on their property is their responsibility and most often isn’t covered by homeowner’s insurance. The City is partnered with Service Line Warranties of America, who offers inexpensive plans to protect you from the headache and expense of a broken water or sewer line on your property. It’s like an insurance policy, and like any other, you never know when you might need it. More information can be found HERE and HERE, in addition to mailers that have gone out.

2022 Anual Crime Statistics

Click here to see the report for Jeffersons 2022 anual crime statistics.

Homeowner Rehabilitation Loans

Click HERE to find out more on the income based rehabilitation loans.  The home must be located within Marion County, but outside the city limits of Salem, be the primary residence of the borrower, and not used as a rental or vacation home.

Join Nxle to Stay Informed

Sign up for the City’s alert and notification system, Nixle! Text your ZIPCODE to 888777 and you’re in, just like that!  Or visit and register.  It’s a great way to stay informed and it’s FREE!


The Jefferson Municipal Court is held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. This court typically handles traffic offenses committed within the city limits of Jefferson.


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Jefferson, first known as Conser’s Ferry, was informally established in 1851. It is situated on the north bank of the Santiam River, one mile below the junction of the north and south forks of the river, and nine miles above the confluence with the Willamette River.