Departments & Services

Emergency Services

Winfred Smith
126 Spring Street
Dunlap, TN  37327


For Emergencies Dial 911

Dunlap Volunteer Fire Department
137 Spring Street
Dunlap, TN 37327

Southend Volunteer Fire Department
New Highway 28
Dunlap, TN 37327

Lewis Chapel Fire Department
4760 Henson Gap Rd
Dunlap, Tennessee 37327

Fredonia Fire Hall
5216 Fredonia Road
Dunlap, TN 37327

Cagle Volunteer Fire Department
8230 TN-8
Dunlap, TN 37327

Lone Oak Fire Department
1278 US-127
Signal Mountain, TN 37377

Sequatchie County Health Department
16939 Rankin Ave
Dunlap, TN 37327

Hours of Business
Monday 8:00 AM–4:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM–4:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM–4:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM–4:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM–4:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Sequatchie County Tennessee is geographically approximately 266 square miles with 14,876 residents. The county is served by 1 police department and the Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office. The legal system includes Circuit Court with 3 judges; Judge Justin Angel, Judge Thomas W. Graham and Judge J. Curtis Smith. General Sessions Court and Juvenile Court are presided over by Judge L. Thomas Austin while Chancery Court is presided over by Chancellor Melissa Thomas Blevins-Willis.

Sequatchie County Chancery Court
Jared Smith
22 Cherry Street – Physical Address
P.O. Box 1651 – Mailing Address
Dunlap, TN 37327

Sequatchie County Circuit Court Clerk
Karen L. Millsaps
351 Fredonia Road, Suite B
Dunlap, TN 37327

Sequatchie County General Sessions Court
Tommy Austin
P.O. Box 666
Dunlap, TN 37327

Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office
Coy M. Swanger
351 Fredonia Road, Suite A
Dunlap, TN 37327

Sequatchie County Rescue Squad
16385 Rankin Avenue
Dunlap, TN 37327


Resident Services

Sequatchie County Environmentalist & Division of Water Resources
Justin Green
68 Spring Street
Dunlap, TN 37327

Hours of Business
7:30-9:00     Available in Office
9:00-4:00    Field Work

Septic System Construction Permit

Chattanooga Field Office
TN Department of Environment & Conservation
TN Division of Water Resources

What Fees Are Required?

New Conventional or Large Diameter Gravelless Pipe SSDS Permit
$400 up to 1000 gallons per day design flow
$100 for each additional 1000 gpd flow

New Conventional or Large Diameter Gravelless Pipe SSDS 
$100 Construction Inspection

New Alternative SSDS Permit   
$500 up to 1000 gallons per day design flow
$150 for each additional 1000 gdp flow

Alternative SSDS Construction Inspection

Experimental SSDS Permit

Repair Permit
No permit fee

Repair Construction Inspection

Sequatchie County Senior Citizens Center
103 Heard Street
Dunlap, TN 37327

Contact Name
Deborah Camp
Email address

Sequatchie County Soil Conservation District
Soil Conservation Districts serve landowners by providing assistance with the installation of conservation practices, to prevent soil erosion, improve Tennessee’s water quality, and promote the stewardship of our natural resources.

Kathleen Bravo, District Secretary
Justin Howard, District Conservationist
171 Church Street
P. O. Box 338
Dunlap, TN 37327
Voice: 423-949-2126

Board Members
Debbie Donnels
Marvin Price
James Condra
Gene Barker
Jason Land

Sequatchie County Soil Conservation District

City Water
Dunlap City Hall

15595 Rankin Avenue
Dunlap, TN 37327

Hours of Business
7:00 am- 4:00 pm


Internet, Telephone, Television

Sequatchie County Veterans Service Office
171 Church Street
Dunlap, TN 37327


City Water
Dunlap City Hall

15595 Rankin Avenue
Dunlap, TN 37327

Hours of Business
7:00 am- 4:00 pm


Educational Services

Sequatchie County Public Library
227 Cherry Street
Dunlap, Tennessee 37327
Phone 423-949-2357
Fax 423-949-6619

Hours of Business
Monday 8:00 am-5:30 pm
Tues & Wed 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday Closed
Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am-12 noon

Please note library checkout computers shut down 30 minutes before closing. Library public computers are
available from 8:30am-5pm CT Monday; 8:30am-4:30p Tuesday & Wednesday; and 8am-4pm Friday. They are not available Saturday.

Sequatchie County Schools
878 Cordell Drive
P.O. Box 488
Dunlap, TN 37327
p: 423-949-3617
f: 423-949-5257
Director of Schools:  Mr. Michael Swafford

Griffith Elementary School
173 Jones Drive
Dunlap, TN 37327
Principal:  Dr. William Childers
Vice Principal:  Mrs. Tammy Clayton
Vice Principal:  Dr. Martha Ann Land

Sequatchie County Middle School
7079 SR28
Dunlap, TN 37327
Principal:  Devona Smith
Vice Principal:  Paige Swanner

Sequatchie County High School
7067 SR 28
Dunlap, TN 37327
Principal:  Regina Belknap
Vice Principal:  Alyssia Harper

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