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Carter

801 East Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643
(423) 542-1801
http://www.cartercountytn.gov

Carter County Demographics

Year Originated: 1879
County Structure: Traditional
Development District: First Tennessee Development District
Judicial District: 1
2020 Population: 56,356
2020 Population per Square Mile: 165.27
2010 Population: 57,424
County Road Miles: 700.00
Number of Parcels: 32,986

Incorporated Cities or Towns: Elizabethton (14176), Johnson City (63152), Watauga (458)
County Mayor Patty Woodby (423) 542-1801
patty.woodby@cartercountytn.gov
Hwy Chief Admin Off Roger L. Colbaugh (423)543-2331
highway@cartercountytn.gov
Administrator of Elections Tracy Harris (423) 542-1822
elections@cartercountytn.gov
Assessor of Property Ronnie Taylor (423) 542-1806
ronnie.b.taylor@cot.tn.gov
Circuit Court Clerk Johnny W. Blankenship (423) 542-1825
blankenshipj@cartercountytn.gov
Clerk & Master Andrew LaPorte (423) 542-1812
clerkandmaster@cartercountytn.gov
County Clerk Mary Ruth Gouge (423) 542-1814
Mary.Gouge@state.tn.us
Director of Schools Tracy McAbee (423) 547-4000
tracymcabee@carterk12.net
General Sessions Court Judge Keith Bowers Jr. (423) 542-0200
kbowersjr@hotmail.com
General Sessions Court Judge John Rambo (423) 542-1858
Register of Deeds Jarrod J. Ellis (423) 833-1140
jarrodellis54@yahoo.com
Sheriff Dexter G. Lunceford (423) 542-1847
sheriff@cartercountytn.gov
Trustee Randal K. Lewis (423) 542-1811
lewisr@cartercountytn.gov
Number of Commissioners: 24
Number of Commission Districts: 8
County Legislative Meeting Information: 6:00pm 3rd Monday of the month; 3rd Tuesday when holiday falls on Monday

County Commissioner Robert Vann Acuff (423)794-6770
robert.acuff@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Gary W. Bailey (423)946-1421
gary.bailey@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Mark Blevins (423)534-5309
mark.blevins@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Nancy J. Brown (423)772-4719
nancy.brown@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Willie L. Campbell (423)547-0085
willie.campbell@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Kelly E. Collins (423)542-5776
kelly.collins@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Sonja W. Culler (423)542-8020
sonja.culler@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Aaron Frazier (423)518-1017
aaron.frazier@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Ross A. Garland (423)952-5132
ross.garland@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Isaiah S. Grindstaff (423) 707-1140
isaiah.grindstaff@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Julie Guinn (423) 772-4435
julie.guinn@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Mike Hill (828) 265-9974
mike.hill@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Travis W. Hill (423)647-3682
travis.hill@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Ginger C. Holdren (423)360-7150
ginger.holdren@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Austin M. Jaynes (423)895-2891
austin.jaynes@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Randall Jenkins (423)647-8484
randall.jenkins@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Brad Johnson (423)213-1878
brad.johnson@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Daniel McInturff (423) 957-9281
daniel.mcinturff@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Robin D. McKamey (423)957-0243
robin.mckamey@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Jerry L. Proffitt 423-542-2463
jerry.proffitt@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Thomas Proffitt (423) 957-1551
thomas.proffitt@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Mark Tester (423) 543-2343
mark.tester@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Charles D. Von Cannon (423) 512-1958
charles.voncannon@cartercountytn.gov
County Commissioner Layla Ward (423) 213-9101
layla.ward@cartercountytn.gov

CTAS Consultants

County Government Consultant: Rick Hall
Environmental Consultant: Kim Raia
Assessor Consultant: Gabe Looney
Criminal Justice Consultant: John Rose
Jail Administration Consultant: Jim Hart