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Van Buren

P.O. Box 217
Spencer, TN 38585
(931) 946-2314

Van Buren County Demographics

Year Originated: 1840
County Structure: Traditional
Development District: Upper Cumberland Development District
Judicial District: 31
2020 Population: 6,168
2020 Population per Square Mile: 22.51
2010 Population: 5,548
County Road Miles: 231.99
Number of Parcels: 7,203

Incorporated Cities or Towns: Spencer (1601)

Van Buren County Legal Authority

Fiscal Procedures Law: General Law
Budgeting Law: General Law
Purchasing Law: County Purchasing Law of 1983
Van Buren County Private Acts
County Mayor Gregory B Wilson (931) 946-2314
Hwy Chief Admin Off Randy D Oakes (931) 946-2161
Administrator of Elections Wayne Simons (931) 946-2728
Assessor of Property Darlene Hale (931) 946-2451
Circuit Court Clerk Brandy J Baker (931) 946-2153
Clerk & Master Tina Shockley (931) 946-7175
County Attorney Howard Upchurch (931) 946-2314
County Clerk Lisa D Rigsby (931) 946-2121
Director of Schools Cheryl Cole (931) 946-2242
Register of Deeds April M Shockley (931) 946-7363
Sheriff Eddie D Carter (931) 946-2118
Solid Waste Director Heather Woodlee (931) 946-2314
Trustee Tammie M Clendenon (931) 946-2263
Number of Commissioners: 10
Number of Commission Districts: 5
County Legislative Meeting Information: 6:00 p.m. - 1st Monday of each month

County Commissioner David M Chandler
County Commissioner Zackary J Fletcher
County Commissioner Joey H Grissom (931) 946-7267
County Commissioner William R Maxwell Jr
County Commissioner Dalton H Mosley (931) 686-2913
County Commissioner Mickey S Robinson
County Commissioner Sam Henry Seamons (931) 607-4721
County Commissioner Brian K Simmons
County Commissioner Robert W Van Winkle
County Commissioner Michael T Woodlee

CTAS Consultants

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