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P.O. Box 218
Somerville, TN 38068
(901) 465-5202

Fayette County Demographics

Year Originated: 1824
County Structure: Traditional
Development District: Memphis Area Association of Governments
Judicial District: 25
2020 Population: 41,990
2020 Population per Square Mile: 59.56
2010 Population: 38,413
County Road Miles: 713.00
Number of Parcels: 23,947

Incorporated Cities or Towns: Braden (282), Gallaway (680), Grand Junction (325), La Grange (133), Moscow (556), Oakland (6623), Piperton (1632), Rossville (901), Somerville (3094), Williston (395)

Fayette County Legal Authority

Fiscal Procedures Law: General Law
Budgeting Law: General Law
Purchasing Law: County Purchasing Law of 1983
Fayette County Private Acts
County Mayor Skip Taylor (901)465-5202
Hwy Chief Admin Off Wayne Dowdy (901) 465-5222
Administrator of Elections Josh Tapp (901) 465-5223
Assessor of Property Mark Ward (901) 465-5226
Circuit Court Clerk Oscar Edward Pulliam Jr (901) 465-5205
Clerk & Master Amy Anderson (901) 465-5219
County Clerk Sue W Culver (901) 465-5213
General Sessions Court Judge James P. Gallagher
Register of Deeds Edward Pattat (901) 465-5251
Sheriff James R Riles (901) 465-3456
Trustee Barbra Joyce Parker (901) 465-5224
Number of Commissioners: 19
Number of Commission Districts: 8
County Legislative Meeting Information: 7:00 p.m. - 4th Tuesday each month

County Commissioner Charles E Dacus Jr (901)465-3049
County Commissioner Fred Benton Farley (901)853-4997
County Commissioner Willie L German Jr (901)465-4246
County Commissioner Tim Allyn Goodroe (901)497-7233
County Commissioner Jimmy Jordan
County Commissioner Terry L Leggett (901)465-7204
County Commissioner David Hicks Lillard Sr (901)465-8983
County Commissioner Sylvester Logan (901)850-3430
County Commissioner James N Norton (901)413-2953
County Commissioner Claude Dunn Oglesby Jr (901)877-3221
County Commissioner Tommy Perkins (901) 490-2851
County Commissioner Kevin James Powers
County Commissioner Dale Lea Reaves (417)753-2859
County Commissioner Steven R Reeves (901)465-5484
County Commissioner Betsy Rice (901)594-5388
County Commissioner Raymond E Seals (901)592-8933
County Commissioner Robert Elliott Sills (901)238-7775
County Commissioner Bill R Walker
County Commissioner Larry W Watkins (901)877-3930
Highway Commissioner Hank Franck
Highway Commissioner John P. Matthews, IV
Highway Commissioner Ricky McQueen
Highway Commissioner Robert S. Turpen
Highway Commissioner Russell Wicker

CTAS Consultants

County Government Consultant: Kelsey Schweitzer
Environmental Consultant: Mike Stooksberry
Assessor Consultant: Joe Griffin
Criminal Justice Consultant: John Rose
Jail Administration Consultant: Jim Hart