What is the property tax rate?

The property tax rate in Decatur County is $1.99 per $100 value.

How do I pay my property taxes?

Property taxes can be paid at the Trustee’s office:

Decatur County Trustee, Beth Hays
22 W. Main Street
Decaturville, TN 38329
731-852-3723
bdhays@decaturcountytn.org

How do I get a marriage license?

The Decatur County Clerk issues marriage licenses, marriage applications are available at tncountyclerk.com.

Decatur County Clerk
22 W. Main Street, P.O. Box 488
Decaturville, TN 38329
Phone: 731-852-3417, Fax: 731-852-3152
Melinda.broadway@tn.gov

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday, 8:00am – 12:00pm

What is the population of Decatur County?

According to the 2010 Census, the population of Decatur County was 11,757. (Decaturville had a population of 867, Parsons had a population of 2,373, Scotts Hill – 984)

How do I renew my vehicle tags?

Contact the Decatur County Clerk:

22 W. Main Street, P.O. Box 488
Decaturville, TN 38329
Phone: 731-852-3417, Fax: 731-852-3152
Melinda.broadway@tn.gov

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday, 8:00am – 12:00pm

How do I register to vote?

Call or visit the Decatur County Election Commission:

67 S. East Street, PO Box 298
Decaturville, TN 38329
Phone: 731-852-2911
Fax: 731-852-2059

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 9:00AM- 4:00 PM

What are the qualifications to register to vote?

You must meet the following criteria to register to vote:

Citizen of the United States

Eighteen (18) years old, or will be on or before the date of the next election

Resident of the State of Tennessee

Has not been convicted of a felony or declared mentally incompetent by a court of law

Who do I contact to use one of the county buildings (Civic Center, Convention Center, Fairgrounds Building)?

The Parks and Recreation Manager — Nelda Pritchard
Main Office: Decatur County Civic Center
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 83
Parsons, TN 38363
731-847-6225
neldap@charter.net

Where do I take my trash?

There are several Convenience Centers located throughout the county. The main center is located at the fairgrounds (275 Fairgrounds Rd. Parsons TN 38363) and is open seven days a week. To find the one closest to you, click here.