Giles County’s officials are here to serve you. Each Giles County office has a page designed to make finding what you need efficient. Pages include contact information, directions, links, forms and an explanation of what services are available. You’ll also find links to regional, state and federal resources as well as some of the County’s partners.

Calendars, agendas and meeting minutes help you keep up with County Commission activities. Many County offices have interactive pages to assist you with conducting business online. You may even choose to pay your taxes online as well as complete a number of other necessary tasks without ever leaving your home. Of course, with Giles County boasting the most beautiful courthouse in the country, you may want to make the trip to Pulaski’s historic square just to enjoy the grandeur of the 1909 courthouse.

Explore Our Cities

City Of Pulaski

Pulaski is a city in and the county seat of Giles County, which is located on the central-southern border of Tennessee. The population is roughly 8,400. It was named after Casimir Pulaski, a noted Polish-born general on the Patriot side in the American Revolutionary War. Pulaski is home to two high schools, Giles County High School and Richland High School (Lynnville). Pulaski is also home to Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Pulaski (TCAT) and to University of Tennessee Southern. The town was mentioned in the 1986 film Platoon by Chris Taylor, a character played by Charlie Sheen.


City of Lynnville

Lynnville is in the south-central part of Tennessee. It is located on State Route 129, east of U.S. Route 31. The population was 287 at the 2010 census. The name is from a local creek. Richland High School is located in Lynnville and serves the town and surrounding areas. Lynnville is a popular tourist stop in the area, featuring several attractions including the Lynnville Railroad Museum, Soda Pop Junction, Colonel Littleton, Lynnville Fried Pie Company, Big Machine Distillery, Milk + Honey, Lynnville Park, 31 South BBQ, All Stop, Lexington Vineyard, 129 Market, Richland Market, and more.


City of Ardmore

Ardmore began in 1911 as a railroad stop named “Austin” after a store owner, Alex Austin, who served construction crews working on the nearby L&N Railroad (now CSX) line that would connect Nashville and Decatur, Alabama. When the L&N opened a depot in 1914, it changed the town’s name to “Ardmore.” Ardmore, Tennessee, later incorporated in 1949. Nestled directly on the Tennessee and Alabama state lines, Interstate I-65, and the CSX Railroad. The population is approximately 1,213 and borders its sister city, Ardmore, Alabama. 


City of Minor Hill

Today, Minor Hill has a population of approximately 537 people. Minor Hill is named for Joseph Minor, an early settler in the area. A later owner of the Minor tract donated part of it for the establishment of a school, church, and cemetery in the mid-19th century. A post office was established in 1870, and the city incorporated that same year. On November 19, 1863, during the Civil War, Confederate scout Sam Davis was captured at Minor Hill. He was taken to Pulaski, where he was executed eight days later. A monument to Davis now stands in Minor Hill at the site where he was captured.


City of Elkton

Elkton is located on the banks of the Elk River and nestled in the hills of Middle Tennessee. Centrally located between Interstate I-65 (Exit 6) and US Highway 31, Elkton is a major hub for automotive manufacturing, agricultural production, commodities, and transportation. Elkton includes a pre-K through 8th grade elementary school, and Giles County High School and Richland High School provide 9th through 12th grade education. A four year accredited liberal art college and a technical college are within 15 miles and three major universities and four community colleges are also within a 90 mile radius.