Ripley, Tennessee is the largest town in Lauderdale with a population of around 8445 people. The current Mayor of Ripley is Jon Pavletic. Ripley hosts Lauderdale’s biggest event the Lauderdale County Tomato Festival as well as the Chickasaw National Wildlife Refuge, Tully State Forest, Ripley Park, and the Lauderdale County Museum.

City Board meets the 1st Monday of each month at 6:00p,m, at City Hall
City Hall -110 S. Washington St., Ripley, TN 38063 
Phone; 731-635-4000
Fax 731-635-2692 
(term of office: 2020-2024)

Mayor: Craig Fitzhugh, 73l-635-9602 
Chief of Police: Mitchell Turner, 731-635-1515
City Recorder: Donna Buckner, 731-635-4000 
City Attorney: Rachel Jackson, 731-635-3505 

Aldermen: Nyrita Alston, Austin Thompson, Billy Chipman, Bill Davis, Paul Hankins and Janice Treadway 


123 S. Jefferson St., Ripley, TN 38063 | P: 731.635.9541 or 8463 F: 731.635.9064