Henning, Tennessee is one of the four towns in Lauderdale County. Henning has a population of around 945 people and is the birthplace of Alex Haley. Within the town of Henning is the Fort Pillow State Park, The Alex Haley Museum and Intraoperative Center, the Lower Hatchie Refuge, and Sunk Lake TN Natural Area.

City Board meets the 1st Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall
City Hall - P.O. Box 488, 105 S. Main St., Henning, TN 38041

Phone: 731-738-2991
Fax 731-738-5056 
(term of office-2017-2022)

Mayor: Baris Douglas, 731-738-2991 
Chief of Police: Vacant, 731-738-2997
City Recorder: Amanda Adkerson, 731-738-5055
City Attorney: Eckel & Associates, 901-476-3599 

Vice-Mayor: Quenton Reed
Aldermen: Jackie Alston, Brad Anderson, Carstella Douglas, Barbara Manns, Deborah Taylor


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