Nestled at the foot of the Cumberland Mountains,

the historic city of Decherd awaits you
Come visit and stay awhile.

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Established 1853

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It takes a lot of hard work from dedicated people to ensure every resident has access to city services. To help you find the assistance you need, we provide the following contact information for city departments in Decherd.

City Administrator

Rex Clark
(931) 361-0554

Police & Fire Department

 Police Chief: Kenneth Griffin
(931) 312-0580

 Fire Chief: Daniel Meaker

(931) 967-4339


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Decherd Dispatch
Phone: 931-967-2331
Emergency: 911

Codes & Zoning

Find the cost of permits and contact information for questions.
Permits and Fees
Flood Plain Outreach

Codes Enforcement: Dennis Doney
(931) 967-5181

Water Department

The water department's regular office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. However, emergency personnel are on call 24 hours a day.

Water bills are mailed on the last working day of each month, with bills due by the 15th of each month. Last day to pay your water bill is the 25th (with late fee). Water will be turned off on the 27th if bill is not paid. There is a $50.00 re-connect fee plus bill and late fee. Bills may also be paid at the Citizens Community Bank (Winchester) or the Citizens Community Bank Motor Branch (2176 Decherd Blvd).

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Water Quality Report 2021

Water Department: Eric Bradford - Superintendent
(931) 361-0823

Streets & Sanitation/Parks & Recreation

We pick up garbage on Tuesday and Wednesday. Refer to the map to see when services are provided for you.

We also have a curbside recycling. Click here for more information.

Streets & Sanitation/Parks & Recreation: Mike St. John - Superintendent
(931) 967-4379

The Streets & Sanitation/Parks & Recreation Department provides the services for the recreation of the citizens of Decherd. They maintain the equipment and facilities at the two city parks.

John L. Sanders Park

Babe Ruth Ball Park

Hank Weddington Park

Hank Weddington Park