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new to Tennessee - Moving & Utility reference guide

  1. 1. Moving Guide Utility Services by County City Provider For service County Davidson Nashville Nashville Electric Service (NES), one of the 736-6900 ten largest public distributors of electricity in the nation, is owned by the metropolitan government of Nashville and Davidson County and serves more than 300,000 area customers. Cheatha Ashland City Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation 792-5651 m Dickson Electric Kingston 446-9051 Springs Dickson Dickson Dickson Electric 446-9051 Maury Columbia Columbia Power System 931-388-483 Mt. Pleasant Mt. Pleasant Power System 3 Spring Hill Duck River Electric Membership Corporation 931-379-323 3 684-4621 Montgo Clarksville Clarksville Dept. of Electricity 931-648-8151 mery Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation 931-645-2481 Robertso Springfield Springfield Electric 384-6770 n Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation 384-5566 White House Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation 672-7066 Rutherfor LaVergne Nashville Electric Service 736-6900 d Middle TN Electric Membership Corporation 893-7570 Murfreesbor 893-5514 o Murfreesboro Electric Department 893-7570 Middle TN Electric Membership Corporation 459-5261 Smyrna Middle TN Electric Membership Corporation Sumner Gallatin Gallatin Dept. of Electricity 452-5152 Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation 452-3703 Hendersonvil Nashville Electric Service 736-6900 le Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation Portland 325-4172 Tri-County Electric Membership Corporation 666-2111 Westmorelan Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation 672-7066 d White House
  2. 2. Williamso Brentwood Nashville Electric Service 736-6900 n Franklin Middle TN Electric Membership Corporation 794-3561 Wilson Lebanon Middle TN Electric Membership Corporation 444-1323 Mt. Juliet Middle TN Electric Membership Corporation 754-1213 County City Provider For service Davidso Nashville Nashville Gas Company, a division of 734-1793 n Piedmont Natural Gas, serves Nashville as well as portions of several counties in the Chamber's 10-county service area. Cheatha Ashland Nashville Gas Company 734-1793 m City Kingston Greater Dickson Gas Authority 441-2830 Springs Dickson Dickson Greater Dickson Gas Authority 441-2830 Maury Columbia United Cities Gas Company 771-8300 Mt. Mt. Pleasant Gas System 931-379-3240 Pleasant Spring Hill United Cities Gas Company 771-8300 Montgo Clarksville Clarksville Gas & Water Department 931-645-7400 mery Roberts Springfield Nashville Gas Company 734-1793 on White Nashville Gas Company 734-1793 House Rutherfo LaVergne Nashville Gas Company/Smyrna Gas 734-1793/355-57 rd 40 Murfreesb United Cities Gas 771-8300 oro Smyrna Town of Smyrna 355-5740 Sumner Gallatin City of Gallatin Public Works 452-5400 Henderson Nashville Gas Company 734-1793 ville Portland Portland Natural Gas 325-6776
  3. 3. White Nashville Gas Company 734-1793 House Williams Brentwood Nashville Gas Company 734-1793 on Franklin United Cities 771-8300 Wilson Lebanon Lebanon Gas Department 443-2835 Mt. Juliet Nashville Gas Company 734-1793 County City Provider For service Davidson Nashville Metro Water Services 862-4600 Cheatham Ashland City Ashland City Water & 792-4211 Sewer Dept. Dickson Dickson City of Dickson 441-4188 Maury Columbia Columbia Water 931-388-2419 Mt. Pleasant System 931-379-7717 Spring Hill Mt. Pleasant Water 931-486-2252 System City of Spring Hill Montgomery Clarksville Clarksville Gas & Water 931-645-7400 Department Robertson Springfield Consolidated Utility 893-7225 District of Rutherford County Rutherford LaVergne City of LaVergne 793-9891 Murfreesboro Public Works 890-0862 Smyrna City of Murfreesboro 355-5740 Town of Smyrna Sumner Gallatin City of Gallatin 451-5922 Hendersonville City of Hendersonville 822-1016 Portland City of Portland 325-6776 White House Town of White House 672-4110 Williamson Brentwood City of Brentwood 371-0080 Franklin City of Franklin 794-4572 Wilson Lebanon City of Lebanon 444-6300 Mt. Juliet West Wilson Utility 754-2552 District
  4. 4. Waste Management Services Metro Nashville Public Works provides garbage pickup to the majority of the Metro Nashville/Davidson County area. To find out what route your neighborhood is on, please visit You can also contact Public Works directly at If your neighborhood does not happen to be within Metro Public Works' service area, you will have to establish garbage pickup through an independent company. You can find a list of independent waste management companies serving the Nashville area through the online Yellow Pages. Cable/Satellite Television To establish cable television service within Nashville/Davidson County, contact Comcast at 244-5900. To establish satellite television service contact the service provider of your choice or AT&T at 888-757-6500. AT&T 888-757-6500 Comcast Digital Voice 244-5900 Verizon 800-483-5000 TelCove 263-1140 ICG Telecom Group, Inc. 251-4440 Qwest Communications 800-860-1020 MCI Telecommunications 800-539-2000 Sprint Communications 800-877-2000 US LEC of TN 800-978-7532 Express Connection 331-8255 Voter Registration For more information on voter registration, and to download a mail-in application for voter registration, please click here to visit the web site of the Nashville/Davidson County Election Commission. Vehicle Registration To help control pollution, each vehicle registered in Nashville/Davidson County must pass the Nashville Vehicle
  5. 5. Inspection Test before Tennessee license tags are issued. The cost is $10, paid in cash. For locations, times and requirements, call the customer hotline at 399-8995. For information on obtaining a Tennessee license plate, call the Davidson County Clerk's Office at 862-6050 or visit them on the web at Tennessee Driver's License A Tennessee driver's license is issued by the state Department of Safety and must be obtained within 30 days of establishing residency. Written, vision and road tests, a photo and a $12.50- $26.50 fee are required. A valid out-of-state license will exempt the road and written tests. Free handbooks are available at examining stations. Please click here for more information. 1601 Murfreesboro Rd. (Express Renewal only) 741-2541, 8:30 – 5pm 6604 Centennial Blvd. 741-4560, 8:30 – 5pm 624 Hart Ln. 532-9780, 8:30 – 5pm 312 8th Ave. N. 3rd floor, TN Tower (no tests: renewals, duplicates, ID only) 253-2062, 10-2pm Newspaper Subscription The Tennessean is the largest daily newspaper serving the Nashville area, with a weekday circulation of 190,000 and a Sunday circulation of 270,000. To establish newspaper delivery, click here for an online subscription form, or call the newspaper's customer service department at 254-5661 (within the Nashville calling area), or 800-342-8237 (outside the Nashville calling area). Library Card Library cards are free to all residents of Davidson County and those living within the Goodlettsville city limits. To obtain a library card, you must present an I.D. with your current address (call 862-5790 for details). Cards are also available to nonresidents for $40 per year. Please visit Metro Public Library web site for more details. Houses of Worship The Nashville area features a diverse religious community, with more than 750 houses of worship and 60 different denominations. Faiths represented include Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Unitarianism, Judaism and others. Click here to view a list of Chamber- member churches, or visit our Chamber Resources to purchase the Chamber's Religious Resource Directory.
  6. 6. Automotive/Vehicle Registration The EPA requires that each vehicle pass a Vehicle Inspection Test before TN license tags can be issued. The cost is $10 payable in cash. For locations, times, and requirements please call the customer hotline at 399-8995. For questions regarding plates please call the County Clerk’s Office at 862-6050. Boat Registration Applications are available at the County Clerk’s Office and the TN Wildlife Resources Agency (781-6585) Climate National Weather Service – 754-4633 Time & Temp – 259-2222 Road Conditions – call 511 County Clerk John Arriola, 523 Mainstream Dr. in the Rearview Business Center II at Metro Center This is a temporary location. Call 862-6050 for future updates. Employment TN State Employment Office Career Center 621 Mainstream Dr. 862-8890 Liquor Laws Legal drinking age is 21. Bars close no later the 3am, 7 days a week. Hard liquor and wine are sold at package stores. Beer and malts can be sold at grocery and convenience stores. TN has one of the strictest DUI laws in the country. First offense incurs a jail sentence, probation, a fine, court costs and loss of your license for one year. Marriage License Both applicants must appear at the County Clerks Office 8-4:30 pm. Minimum age of 16 (parental consent required for 16-17). For further instructions call 862-6050. Other Helpful Numbers: Better Business Bureau – 242-4222 BNA (Nashville International Airport) - 275-1675
  7. 7. Tennessee State Government – 741-3011 United States Government – 800-366-2998 Lawyer Referral Services – 242-6546 Chamber of Commerce – 743-3000 Physician Referral Services – 327-1236 National Weather Service – 754-4633 New Neighbors League – 377-1045 Welcome Wagon – 800-779-3526 Order a phone book – 800 – 682-4000 Checker Cabs – 256-7000 And don’t forget to explore: Brought to you by: Stephanie Crawford Village Real Estate Services 615.554.3745