Houston County Government

Joey D. Brake

Houston County Courthouse
4725 E. Main Street – street address
P.O. Box 366 – mailing address
Erin, TN   37061

Phone: 931.289.3633
Fax: 931.289.2799

Robert Brown
County Clerk
Houston County Courthouse
P.O. Box 388
Erin, TN 37061
Phone: 931.289.3141

The services of the County Clerk include marriage licenses, notary public, automobile and motorcycle registration - title, tags, and sales tax; drivers & ID licenses - renewal or duplicates; boat sales tax; and beer permits.
Jimmy Lowery
Houston County Courthouse
Erin, TN 37061
Phone: 931.289.4240

The County Trustee collects and deposits county revenues, including property taxes, sales tax, alcoholic beverage tax, utility taxes, petroleum product taxes, tobacco products taxes, wheel taxes, education funds, highway funds, hotel/motel tax and other monies. The Trustee is responsible for investment of idle funds in interest bearing accounts.
Linda Lamberth
Register of Deeds
Houston County Courthouse
P.O. Box 412
Erin, TN 37061
Phone: 931.289.3510

The Register of Deeds records all instruments required by law, including deeds, powers of attorney, mortgages, wills, court orders, liens, contracts, plats, leases, judgments, military discharges, notices of completion, papers under the Uniform Commercial Code and others. The register collects state taxes on property transfers and mortgages.
Joy Hooper
Property Tax Assessor
Houston County Courthouse
Erin, TN 37061
Phone: 931.289.3929

The Property Assessor maintains current assessment rolls, which include commercial, industrial, residential, farm, public utilities, personal property, leaseholds and exempt properties, and consists of 6,375 parcels on the 128,600 acres in Houston County. The assessor picks up all new construction throughout the county, which includes mobile homes, and transfers all deeds, which includes mapping all new parcels onto current property tax maps and maintains tangible personal tax maps and maintains tangible personal property by March 1st and files microfilms with the register of deeds before October 1st each year.
Teresa Alsobrooks
Highway Superintendent
Houston County Highway Department
3340 Highway 149
Erin, TN 37061
Phone: 931.289.4151
Fax: 931.289.5185

The highway department is responsible for the maintenance of county roads and bridges. Houston County has 382 county roads totaling 313 miles of which 85% are paved. Houston County is allowed 20% of total roads to be on the state aid system.
Melissa Barker
Houston County Archivist
Houston County Archives & Museum
Houston County Courthouse Basement
Erin, TN 37061
Phone: 931.289.4839
Robbie Higgins
Library Director
Houston County Library
24 Spring Street
P.O. Box 183
Erin, TN 37061
Phone: 931.289.3858
Fax: 931.289.4967
Tim Trotter
Veterans Service Officer
Jimmy Ross Veterans Center
1165 Highway 49
Tennessee Ridge, TN 37178
Phone: 931.721.2007

The Veterans Service Officer provides information to Veterans, surviving spouses and their family members on all federal and state benefits earned by Veterans in their service to their country.