The County Clerk

Casey Dorton, Hickman County ClerkThe county clerk performs a variety of different functions:

  1. Keeping the official records of the legislative body
  2. Keeping a record of all appropriations and allowances made by the legislative body and all claims chargeable against the county
  3. Collecting certain local and state taxes
  4. Probating or acknowledging deeds and other instruments that are entitled to registration by law.

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  • Issuing Vehicle Tags & Collecting Wheel Taxes
  • Issuing Marriage Licenses
  • Collecting Hotel/Motel Taxes
  • Applications for Business Licenses
  • Collecting Business Taxes
  • Handling Beer Sale Permits
  • Applications for Notaries
  • Maintaining Official Records of the County Commission
  • A “Duck River Blueway” may be coming to Hickman County. Mayor Mark Bentley announced that the county has been awarded a grant from the Tennessee Department of Health to study the potentials of a water

  • County Districts of Hickman County

    There are seven districts in Hickman County, Tennessee, represented by 21 county commissioners--three from each district elected by the voters of Hickman County. The commissioners meet throughout the month in committees deliberating on issues to

  • The Hickman County Commission approved a new position of Animal Control Officer at its meeting on October 22, 2018. This follows the report of a special committee that developed regulations for the animal control program.

  • For announcements on this website, see the  events calendar . Important county meetings generally require public notices to be displayed in advance. Most meetings are announced in the Hickman County Times, the local newspaper. Some announcements may

  • (Posted at the request of Mayor Mark Bentley)

    The U.S. Census Bureau is ramping up for the 2020 Census and is recruiting for temporary jobs available in Tennessee. The Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of

  • You pay property taxes to the County Trustee. 

  • Property Assessor's Website Use the Property Assessor's website to find maps of your property or other properties and to interact with the Property Assessor's office.

  • Property deeds, Wills, .... and other documents must be registered in the Register's office for a small fee. You will need to bring the following documents:

    • Deeds
    • Quit Claims
    • ....
  • If you are looking for a site to locate a new business or industry, the Industrial Development Boards and Vision Hickman, the  Hickman County Economic and Community Development Association , may be able to help.  

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