City of Graysville Tennessee

City of Graysville Tennessee

Graysville, Tennessee was Incorporated in 1917

Graysville Tennessee became an incorporated town in January of 1917. The State of Tennessee passed a law chartering the town. Experts on charters said that it was the most progressive charter in the state at the time. Graysville had been trying to incorporate for several years before succeeding. The first officers were Mayor George W. Poague, City Recorder J.A. Standifer, Treasurer K.F. Johnson. Alderman were W.R. Shelton, J.C. Sullivan, Alvin Clouse, Sam Duncan, R.L .Williams and Dr. Albert C. Broyles.

The featured photo above shows Graysville, Tennessee taken from the Pleasant View Cemetery looking west.

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Born and raised in Dayton Tennessee, I have served in various public service positions in the past. I have a great interest in the History of our town. This site is a way for me to share some of the great history of the area.

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