Overton County Trustee PDF Print E-mail

peggyclarksmith.jpgCounty Trustee- Peggy Clark Smith is a native of Overton County, educated in the County School System.  She is married to Gary Smith and they have one son and reside in the Hilham Community.

Mrs. Smith went to work for her father, James Harold Clark in the Trustee’s Office in March of 1991.  She worked as a deputy clerk until the passing of her father in October of 2001.  The County Commission in November of 2001 appointed her to serve out the remainder of her father’s elected term.  After gaining 11 years of experience, Peggy ran for office and was elected in May of 2002.  As an elected official her priority is to serve the citizens of Overton County.  She holds  an open door policy.  It is her goal to continue to provide the highest level of service and efficiency to Overton County taxpayers and she thanks the citizens of Overton County for the support and kindness they have shown during her tenure as Trustee.

The Trustee’s Office is committed to providing quality service to you, our taxpayers and anyone having business with this office.

The Trustee serves three primary functions: 

  1. Collecting all County property taxes
  2. Keeping a fair regular account of all money received
  3. Investing temporarily idle County funds.
The Trustee generally acts as treasurer for the County. 


 Pictured Left to Right: Janet Swallows, Peggy Clark Smith, Gena Clark

Important Dates:

Property tax bills are mailed annually on October 1st.
Taxes are due and payable without interest and penalty from October 1 through February 28.

Interest and penalty starts March 1 at the rate of 1.5% each month.

Payments can be made with cash, check, debit or credit card, or you may pay online anytime by logging on to tennesseetrustee.com.

The State of Tennessee offers a property tax relief program for the elderly or disabled homeowner and veterans.  Please contact our office for guidelines and information.

The Trustee's Office has no control of the amount of property taxes owed. The taxes are figured based on the assessment of property that is provided by the Assessor's Office and the tax rate set by the County Commission.

Tax notices are mailed to the property owners in October. Tax notices are mailed to the owner as of January 1 of the current year. If you have purchased property during the year and do not receive a notice, please contact the Trustee's Office. The tax notices are not required to be mailed by law, but they are mailed as a courtesy. If you own property, taxes are due whether or not you receive a notice.

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Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, And Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday And Saturday 8:00 am - Noon

Contact Information:

Overton County Trustee
317 East University Street
Room 30
Livingston, Tennessee 38570

Phone: 931.823.6220
Fax:  931-823-9587