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e-Li: CTAS Electronic Library

e-Li, our electronic library, contains a wealth of information
related to county government in Tennessee.

This library is organized by topic (see "Select a topic" menu to the left) and can be searched using the search box at the top of the website - it's a great way to find answers to questions about Tennessee county government.

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Office-Specific Manuals

Tennessee County Clerks Handbook on Notaries Public

The county clerks handbook on notaries public is intended for use by Tennessee county clerks to assist them in receiving and processing applications for notaries public, who are state officials. The most recent version of this handbook is 2016 as no new laws have been passed that affects this state official position.

For any questions about becoming a notary public or duties related to this state official position, please contact the Secretary of State's office. CTAS can only answer questions from elected or appointed county officials regarding notaries public. All other requests should be directed to the Secretary of State's office.