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CITY OF GALLATIN When Tennessee became a state in 1796, Sumner County was already a decade old – yet still did not have a designated county seat. It took three failed attempts by the General Assembly to establish the town before a group of five commissioners Mayor Graves successfully purchased 42.5 acres on land that was once a Native American hunting ground. The first lots were sold in 1802, marking the beginning of Gallatin. The town was named for Albert Gallatin, a Swiss immigrant who as a U.S. Congressman in Pennsylvania took an active part in winning admission to the Union for Tennessee. Gallatin served as Secretary of the Treasury under former presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, but never visited the town bearing his name. Gallatin incorporated as a city in 1815. (Source: Gallatin 200: A Time Line History Celebrating the Bicentennial of Gallatin. Edited by Walter Durham and Glenda Milliken. 2002.)

Mayor Jo Ann Graves 132 W. Main Street joann.graves @gallatintn.gov O: 451-5961 F: 451-5934

Gallatin City Council: Anne Kemp District 1 1207 Gibbs Ln H: 452-8924 Term expires Jan. 2013 Dale Bennett District 2 1202 Langwood Court H: 452-4954 Term expires Jan. 2013 Jimmy Overton District 3 901 Lakeview Court H: 230-0496

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Gallatin is host to two major street festivals a year: Squarefest, usually in late April, and the Main Street Festival in October. FILE PHOTO

Quick Facts Year founded: 1802 Population: 30,278 (from the 2010 Census) City Hall: 132 W. Main St. Government: Mayor and seven-member council Property tax rate: $.99/per $100 of taxable property Zip code: 37066 Website: gallatinonthemove.com

Term expires Jan. 2015 Craig Hayes District 4 146 Woodlake Drive W: 452-1303 F: 452-6285 Term expires Jan. 2015 John D. Alexander District 5 780 Anthony St. H: 452-4168 Term expires Jan. 2015 Tom Garrott Council At Large 931 Belvedere Drive H: 452-5717 Term expires Jan. 2013

Ed Mayberry Vice Mayor Council At Large 801 Haynie Place H: 230-7869 Term expires Jan. 2015

Key city employees City Recorder/Judge Connie W. Kittrell connie.kittrell@ gallatin-tn.gov O: 451-5895 F: 451-5916 City Attorney Joe H. Thompson

joe.thompson@ gallatin-tn.gov O: 230-0681 Gallatin Police Department Don Bandy, chief 130 W. Franklin St. O: 452-1313 F: 452-1597 dbandy@gallatinpd.org Gallatin Fire Department William L. “Billy” Crook, chief 119 GFD Memorial Blvd. billy.crook@gallatin-tn.gov O: 452-2771 F: 452-2543 Codes and Planning Tony Allers, director tony.allers@gallatin-tn.gov O: 451-5968 F: 452-0348 Inspection hotline: 451-5970 Finance Rachel Nichols, director rachel.nichols@ gallatin-tn.gov O: 451-5963 F: 451-5960

2011 Sumner County Factbook  

The Sumner County Factbook provides information about Sumner County's people, places, government and resources. It is published annually.

2011 Sumner County Factbook  

The Sumner County Factbook provides information about Sumner County's people, places, government and resources. It is published annually.

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