Municipal Technical Advisory Service - City Information

Town of Baxter (Putnam County)

200 Main Street
P. O. Box 335
Baxter, TN 38544
Phone: (931) 858-4111
Fax: (931) 858-5904
City URL:
City Email Address:

Governing Body
Meets: 1st Thursday
Time: 6:00 PM
Place: Town Hall
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Charter for Town of Baxter
Municipal Data
Municipal Court: Yes
2017 Population (Certified by TNECD): 1,365
Election Date: 08/06/2018
Grand Division: Middle
# of Employees: 27
2010 Population: 1,365
Square Miles: 1.5
Time Zone: Central
MTAS Management Consultant
Warren Nevad
City: Water, Sewer, Garbage
Other: Gas, Electric
City Data
County Seat: No
Charter Form: Private Acts 1915, Ch. 35, p. 101
Year of Incorporation: 1915
Incorporation Act: Private Acts 1915, Ch. 35, p. 101
Previous Citations:
City Officials

Mayor - John Martin
Alderman - Jeff Herald
Alderman - Greg Phillips
Alderman - Willie Allison
Alderman - Dustin Stanton
Building Inspector - Bob Lane
City Attorney - Shawn Fry
City Judge - David Bush
City Recorder - Sharon Carlile
Code Enforcement Director - Bob Lane
Fire Chief - Matt White
Interim City Court Clerk - Lorie Buford
Police Chief - Danny N. Holmes
Street/Sanitation Supervisor - Ben Brewington
Wastewater Manager - Tommy Buford
Water Clerk - Melanie Harris
Water Manager - Jason Pierce

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