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Live the good life in Hardin County!
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.
Public Schools -
You will need to have birth certificates and immunization records for registration.
Hardin County has a total of ten 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 seven 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, 731/926-1504
Hardin County Christian School, 731/925-1778
Continuing Education -
Jackson State Community College, 731/925-5722
Tennessee Technology Center at Crump, 731/632-3393
Home service from Bell South Telephone Company, 731-557-6500
Business service from Bell South, 731-557-6000
Home service from Century Telephone of Adamsville, 800-225-2594
Business service from Century, 800-225-2587
The Tennessee Valley Electric Cooperative (TVEC) 731-925-4916
located at 590 Florence Road, Savannah
Pickwick Electric Cooperative 731-645-3411, 731-632-3333
City residents - the City of Savannah, 731-925-4216
County residents -
Amerigas Propane Service, Hwy. 64 East, Adamsville, 731-632-3379
Dowdle Gas Co., 2714 Wayne Rd., Savannah, 731-925-1726
Roger’s LP Gas Company, Hwy. 57 West, Counce, 731-689-3707
Newcomers to Hardin County from another county in Tennessee should get a Hardin County decal from the County Clerk’s Office, 495 Main Street, Savannah, 731-925-3921.
880 Pickwick Rd. Suite 2, Savannah
7 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Friday
except the 2nd Wednesday of the month 8 am to 5 pm
on-line: “Online Services” at www.tennessee.gov
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, 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.
You may register to vote when you obtain a driver’s license or at the following locations:
Hardin County Election Commission Office
County Clerk’s Office
Registrar of Deeds’ Office
Veteran’s Administration Office
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: William H. Smith, Jr., Chairman; John H. White, III, Secretary; and members Maribeth Long, Bo Higginbottom, and David Jerrolds. For more information and location of polling places, contact the Voter Registrar located in the Courthouse on Main Street, Savannah, 731-925-3375
The Tennessee state tax is six percent on food and food ingredients and seven percent on all other tangible personal property, unless specifically exempted. There is no tax on prescription drugs.
Tennessee cities and counties have the option of imposing an additional local option sales tax.
Visit the Tennessee Department of Revenue website, to obtain more information about Tennessee taxes.
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.
The above information compiled by and courtesy of the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce.