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Best Tennessee Candle Companies: Our Top 5 Picks

The best candle companies you can find in Tennessee.

Candlefind Best Tennessee Candle Companies

When we think of Tennessee, we think of the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains. The home of Graceland, Tennesse is one of the finest of the Southern states, with nearly one third of the country’s cotton crop handled through the Memphis Cotton Exchange. Tennessee is also home to some wonderful businesses, including scores of candle companies. Which of these are considered the best Tennessee candle companies? We’ve scoured the web and poured over our notes to come up with this list of the best candle companies in Tennessee. 

Best Tennessee Candle Companies


Paddywax Candles, located in Tennessee
Photo credit: Paddywax

Based out of Nashville, this affordably luxurious brand features intentional collections that evoke a sense of calm and sentimentality. The vessels are beautiful and the company encourages repurposing them.

Our candle picks: Wild Fig & Cedar from the Alpine Collection and Fresh Meyer Lemon from the Sonora Collection.

Best Tennessee Candle Companies

Sweet Tea Candle Company

Sweet Tea Candle Company
Photo credit: Sweet Tea Candle Company

Is there anything more Southern than sweet tea? This candle company is also based in Nashville and they put out some deliciously scented, clean burning, 100% soy candles. They have a wide array of tea-scented candles, as well as many other wonderful combinations.

Our candle picks: The Signature Sweet Tea candle and Honey Pear Cider.

Best Tennessee Candle Companies

865 Candle Company

865 Candle Company located in Tennessee
Photo credit: 865 Candle Company

This company started after creating wedding favors for family & friends, with people simply raving for more. It’s no wonder, as they create clean, slow-burning candles that have excellent scent throws. They also carry wax melts should you want to go flameless.

Our candle picks: Maverick and Smoky Mountain Cabin.

Best Tennessee Candle Companies

The Nashville Chicks

The Nashville Chicks Candles
Photo credit: The Nashville Chicks

If you’re looking for a coconut-soy blend option, check out The Nashville Chicks Candle Co. This mother-daughter duo is adorable & so are their candles. Ready for gift giving, the wood wick candles offer up clean burns and delectable fragrances. You can even create your own custom candle and scent!

Our candle picks: Aged Rawhide + Brandy and Sweet Whiskey.

Best Tennessee Candle Companies

Firefly Candles 

Firefly Candles located in Tennessee
Photo credit: Firefly Candles

The candles at Firefly come in a variety of collections, with plenty of variety to suit just about everyone. We’re currently swooning over the Cucina collection. 

Our candle picks: Lemon Honey Tea and Wild Fern.

There you have it! Our picks for the best candle companies in Tennessee. We feel you can’t go wrong with any of them! You can find several more by visiting our robust candle company directory – search by state, city, zip code and more!

Did we miss your favorite Tennessee candle company? Do tell below!

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About the Author


Hi, I’m Cynthia, the current owner & Candle Lover in Chief here at Candlefind. I have a sincere passion for candles, being mesmerized from the moment I saw my first flickering flame. I love luxury candles (who wouldn’t?) and unique scent combinations. When I’m not scenting, I love reading and playing with my wild & crazy pup, Holly Berry.

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Owner & Candle Lover in Chief

I have a sincere passion for candles, being mesmerized from the moment I saw my first flickering flame.

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