According to Tennessee state statute, county clerks' duties include keeping the official records of the county legislative body. Additionally, county clerks are required to hold a seat on a county's Public Records Commission, as ex officio members.

County Clerk Interactions

Clerk Kathy Storey interacts frequently with the Public Records Commission, Washington County Archivist Ned Irwin, Register of Deeds Teresa Bowman, Circuit Court Clerk Brenda Downes and others in Washington County's effort to maintain proper oversight, storage and public availability of its records dating back more than 230 years. She also coordinates her records-related activities with the Tennessee State Library and Archives when appropriate.

Open Records

Washington County's records are open to the public. For more information, call the Clerk's office at 423-753-1621.