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P.O. Box 128
Benton, TN 37307
(423) 338-4527

Polk County Legislative Body

Number of Commissioners: 9
Number of Commission Districts: 9
County Legislative Meeting Information: 7:00 p.m. - 3rd Thursday of each month

Polk County Demographics

Year Originated: 1839
County Structure: Traditional
Development District: Southeast Tennessee Development District
Judicial District: 10
2020 Population: 17,544
2020 Population per Square Mile: 40.33
2010 Population: 16,825
County Road Miles: 419.54
Number of Parcels: 13,114

Incorporated Cities or Towns: Benton (1385), Copperhill (354), Ducktown (475)

Polk County Legal Authority

Fiscal Procedures Law: General Law
Budgeting Law: General Law
Purchasing Law: County Purchasing Law of 1983
County Executive Robby M Hatcher (423)338-4527
Hwy Chief Admin Off Roy G. Thomason Jr. (423)338-4177
Administrator of Elections Nathan Hitson (423) 338-4531
Assessor of Property Jason Pankey (423) 338-4505
Circuit Court Clerk Melissa Keith Jenkins (423) 338-4525
Clerk & Master Kimberly Ingram (423) 338-4522
County Clerk Jackie E Rogers (423) 715-5310
Director of Schools James Jones (423) 299-0471
General Sessions Court Judge Billy D. Baliles (423) 338-4532
Register of Deeds Donna Dadine Bramlett (423) 338-4537
Sheriff Mr. Steve Ross
Trustee Ms. Gina Hicks-Burchfiel (423) 338-4545
County Commissioner Greg S Brooks
County Commissioner Deborah Anne Davis (423)715-3698
County Commissioner Mr. Daniel L Deal (706)851-5437
County Commissioner Dewey Esquinance (423) 720-1093
County Commissioner Roger M Evans (423)650-2551
County Commissioner Jeremy C Kimsey
County Commissioner John Hoyt Pippenger (423) 338-0187
County Commissioner Samantha J Trantham (706)851-6623
County Commissioner Mr. James O. Woody (423) 716-4120

CTAS Consultants

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