Mayor John Martin

Hello, I am Mayor John Martin and welcome to Baxter, Tennessee’s website. We are located in beautiful western Putnam County with Interstate 40, US Highway 70 and State Highway 56 running through our city limits. The Nashville and Eastern Railroad runs through our Central Business District and Industrial District.  There are three Putnam County Schools in Baxter; Baxter Elementary School, Cornerstone Middle School, and Upperman High School.

Baxter is the perfect place for my family because of it’s location at exit 280 of I-40, the three quality schools, and the friendly small town atmosphere.  Come see why Baxter, Tennessee is a great place to live and work.

*The City of Baxter Water Department will be conducting smoke testing on the sewer lines beginning February 26th and continue for approximately a week. If anyone has questions please contact the Baxter Water Department at (931) 858-4142.*

The City of Baxter, Tennessee does not discriminate based on race, color or national origin in federal or state sponsored programs, pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.


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