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Our Rich Heritage and History Today Hawkins County has a population of over fifty thousand. Church Hill is the largest city, followed by Rogersville, Mount Carmel, Surgoinsville, and Bulls Gap.

The Hawkins County school system supports
twelve elementary schools, three middle schools,
three high schools, and an enrichment center.
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Enjoy an Outing in Our Parks Laurel Run Park, set stunningly along the placid Holston River, is operated by Hawkins County as a municipal park.

This beautiful park includes river-access, a mountain creek, playground equipment, tennis courts, softball and baseball fields, and more.

The park is open year round. Picnic shelters are available for reservation.   Learn More >>
A Good Mix of Industry and Agriculture Hawkins County is a great place for industry and farming. The education of our workforce is as fertile as our rolling farmlands.
Discover Hawkins Counties fine area public schools, colleges & universities, and major institutions.

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Do You Have An Emergency Plan? Your family's safety depends on preparing for the unexpected.

Check out our Emergency Management Agency Preparedness section to help develop your plan.

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Home Government County Officials Register of Deeds
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 Judy C. Kirkpatrick is a life long resident of Hawkins County.  She was elected to office in 2002, after serving as deputy register for the past 24 years.  She is the daughter of Gale and Minnie Carpenter of Rogersville and is married to Craig Kirkpatrick.  Judy has one son, Scott Stewart, a Hawkins County Sheriff’s Deputy.

Judy is a member of First Baptist Church of Rogersville where she is a Missions Friends Leader and works in the Children’s Department.  She is also a member of Tennessee Register of Deeds Association, East Tennessee Register of Deeds Association, and COAT.

Staff:

Lagonda Shaw, Deputy Register
Elizabeth Biggs, Deputy Register
Tabby Coffey, Deputy Register
Linda Donels, Deputy Register 


Basic Recording Fees:

Deed/Deed of Trust/Mortgage.........$12.00 up to and including two pages
Amendment/Modification.................$12.00 up to and including two pages
Assignment/Release.........................$12.00 up to and including two pages

Additional Recording Fees (add all fees that can apply):

Additional pages or attachments.......$ 5.00 per additional page
Multiple assignments or releases.......$ 5.00 per reference after first
Recording fee note 1: Limit blanket assignments and releases to 25 per instrument

Transfer/Financing Fees/Taxes:

Deed transfer tax.............................$ 0.37 per $100
Mortgage tax...................................$ 0.115 per $100
The first $2,000.00 of indebtedness is exempt from mortgage tax. Add $1.00 probate fee to total taxes paid.

Real Estate Certification:

Certification fee..............................$ 1.00 per page
Certification fee maps.....................$ 5.00

Document/Recording Notes/Questions

Document Referencing System: Book and Page (format ex.: T508 Pg 61/Bk 1411 Pg 32)
Trust deeds, mortgages, modification agreements and assignments must include the statement, "Maximum principal indebtedness for Tennessee recording tax purposes is $_____."
Originals of real estate documents are always returned after recording. A self addressed stamped return envelope is requested for return purposes.

Address:

110 E Main Street, Room 202
Rogersville, TN  37857
Phone: 423-272-8304 - 423-272-3091
Fax: 423-921-3170

Hours:

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.     Mon. - Fri.