Municipal Technical Advisory Service - City Information

City of Bluff City (Sullivan County)

4391 Bluff City Highway
P. O. Box 70
Bluff City, TN 37618
Phone: (423) 538-7144
Fax: (423) 538-7138
City URL:
City Email Address:

Governing Body
Meets: 2nd Thursday
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: City Hall
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Charter for City of Bluff City
Municipal Data
Municipal Court: Yes
2013 Population (Certified by TNECD): 1,733
Election Date: 05/19/2015
Grand Division: East
# of Employees: 20
2010 Population: 1,733
Square Miles: 8.5
Time Zone: Eastern
MTAS Management Consultant
W. Patrick Hardy
City: Water, Sewer
Other: Gas, Garbage, Electric
City Data
County Seat: No
Charter Form: Private Acts 1997, ch. 24, p. 38
Date of Incorporation: 11/01/1870
Incorporation Act: Private Acts 1869-70, ch. 59, sec. 15, p. 394
Previous Citations: Public Acts 1887, ch. 115, p. 208 (changed from Union to Bluff City); Private Acts 1901, ch. 294, p. 668; Private Acts 1929, ch. 496, p. 1322
City Officials

Mayor - Irene Wells
Vice Mayor - Ray Harrington
Alderman - Melvin Carrier
Alderman - James Good
Alderman - Lon Gene Leonard
Alderman - Richard Bowling
Chief Financial Officer - Judy A. Dulaney
City Attorney - J. Paul Frye
City Court Clerk - Mary Anderson
City Manager - Judy A. Dulaney
City Recorder - Judy A. Dulaney
Police Chief - Greg Depew

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