Michael F. Nesbitt

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Welcome to the website for Smith County, Tennessee.

The County Mayor (Mayor Michael Nesbitt) is the chief financial officer of the county and performs duties and administrative tasks and interacts with other county officials in almost every area of local administration. The Mayor serves on many different boards and committees throughout Smith County and the Upper Cumberland Region. The County Mayor is often viewed as a representative of the county or as the county’s leader in dealing with other governmental entities.  The duties include: directing, organizing and coordinating County government activities and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the County. This department provides for the delivery of services to our customers — the citizens of Smith County, Tennessee. The County Mayor is the Chief Executive Officer of the County.

In addition to the operations of the County Mayor’s Office, the following departments are directly supervised by the County Mayor: 

Ambulance Service 
Building Codes and Planning Department 
Building & Vehicle Maintenance 

Emergency Services Coordinator
Planning Department
Solid Waste
Community Learning Center

If you have questions or concerns, please contact us at our offices in the Turner building.


122 Turner High Circle, Suite 105
Carthage, TN 37030

(615) 735-2294