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Welcome to Savannah and Hardin County, Tennessee.

Whether you are a full-time or part-time resident, it won’t take you long to get settled. You will find local businesses and service people to be friendly and helpful. This section of the website will provide information that you will need to know about the area.

Education
Public Education -
You will need to have birth certificates and immunization records for registration.

Hardin County has a total of seven schools: a comprehensive high school serving grades 9-12; a middle school for grades 6-8 located near the high school; a school for grades K-8 located west of Counce on Highway 57; and four elementary schools throughout the county. To obtain specific information about the public schools, contact the Hardin County Board of Education in Savannah (phone: 731-925-3943).

Private Schools - 
Savannah Christian Academy, call 731/926-1504.
Harbert Hills Academy, call 731/925-3098.

Continuing Education -
Jackson State Community College, call 731/925-5722.
Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Crump, call 731/632-3393.

Telephone Service
AT&T and CenturyLink serve Hardin County. To obtain home service from AT&T, call 800/288-2020; for commercial service, call 866/620-6000. CenturyLink residential customers should call 800/201-4099 and business customers, 800/201-4102.

Utilities
The Tennessee Valley Electric Cooperative 731-925-4916 and Pickwick Electric Cooperative, 731-645-3411, provide electric service for residents of Hardin County. For information, contact the TVEC local office at 590 Florence Road, Savannah, 731-925-4916. Pickwick Electric can be reached at 731-632-3333.

Natural gas is supplied by the City of Savannah to city residents, 731-925-4216. Two commercial gas companies serve county residents: Amerigas Propane Service, Hwy. 64 East Adamsville, 731-632-3379, , and Roger’s LP Gas Company, Hwy. 57 West, Counce, Tennessee, 731-689-3707.

Auto Tags
Newcomers to Hardin County from another county in Tennessee should get a Hardin County decal from the County Clerk’s Office, 65 Court Street, Suite 1, Savannah, 731-925-3921.

Drivers’ Licenses
Licenses are issued in Savannah at 880 Pickwick Rd. Suite 2. The telephone number is 731/926-1581. Office hours are 8:30 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday.  You may also renew your driver's license on-line through the “Online Services” at
www.tennessee.gov

Taxes
City and county property taxes are due on October 1 and are delinquent on March 1. City taxes are payable at City hall, 140 Main Street, Savannah, phone 731-925-6808. County taxes are payable at the Trustees’ Office, 465 Main Street, Savannah, 731-925-8180. You may also check with the Trustees’ Office to find out if you qualify for senior citizen’s exemptions.

Voter Registration
You may register to vote when you obtain a driver’s license or at the Hardin County Election Commission Office 9 Courthouse, Savannah, County Clerk’s Office, the Registrar of Deeds’ Office, Veteran’s Administration Office, Health Department, Library, or the Department of Human Services. You must be registered at least 29 days prior to an election in order to vote. Hardin County is in House District 71, Senate District 26, and Congressional District 3. The Hardin County Election Commission is comprised of: Johnny Bellis, Chairman; David Jerrolds, Secretary; and members Jane Beal, Robert E. Higginbottom,  and Maribeth Long. For more information and location of polling places, contact the Voter Registrar located in the Courthouse on Main Street, Savannah, 731-925-3375

Government Leaders

US Senator, Lamar Alexander (Field Rep – Matt Varino)
Federal Building
109 S Highland Street, #B-9
Jackson, TN 38301
731/423-9344

US Senator, Bob Corker (Sr Field Director – Jennifer Weems)
91 Stonebridge Blvd., Suite 103
Jackson, TN 38305
731/664-2294

Governor, Bill Haslam
1st Floor, State Capitol
Nashville, TN 37243
615-741-2001

US Congressman, Marsha Blackburn
217 Cannon Building
Washington, DC 20515
202/225-2811

Field Rep (for Marsha Blackburn) John Blakely
3156 Highway 57 West
Ramer, TN 38367
731/645-3157

TN Senator, Dolores Gresham
P O Box 877
Somerville, TN 38068
901/465-9433

TN State Rep, David Byrd 
302 Michael Drive
Waynesboro, TN 38485
931/332-5773

Sales Tax
Tennessee sales tax is presently 7.5%
County sales tax is 2%

Water, Sewer and Sanitation Services
The Savannah city water system services all city residents and most of the county residents. The sewer system serves residents within the city limits.

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