Tazewell is a town in Tazewell County, Virginia, USA. The population was 4,206 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Bluefield, WV-VA micropolitan area, which has a population of 107,578. It is the county seat of Tazewell County. Originally named Jeffersonville, Tazewell is situated near the headwaters of the Clinch River. It is one of the smallest towns in the United States to once own a street car.