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The Surgoinsville educational system includes:

Surgoinsville Elementary School,









Surgoinsville Middle School,









and shares Volunteer High School with surrounding communities. 










Vocational-Technical training is offered at the Tennessee Technology Centers at Phipps Bend and Morristown and at the Northeast State Technical Institute in neighboring Sullivan County adjacent to the Tri-Cities Airport.

Hawkins County is located within a 75-mile radius of twelve colleges and universities. The University of Tennessee and East Tennessee State University jointly operate a branch in Eastern Hawkins County.



University of Tennessee, Knoxville 60 miles
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City 53 miles
Walters State Community College, Morristown 26 miles
Kingsport University Branch of University of Tennessee and East Tennessee State State University Eastern Hawkins County
Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City 44 miles
Tusculum College, Greeneville 30 miles
Milligan College, Milligan 58 miles
King College, Bristol 50 miles
Virginia Intermont College, Bristol 50 miles



Town Administrators

  • Mayor            Merrell Graham

  • Vice-Mayor   Bobby Jarnagin

  • Alderman      Pleas Bass

  • Alderman      Dale Byington

  • Alderman      Dennis Anderson

  • Alderman      Tim Hoss

  • Alderman      John Sandidge

  • City Recorder  Pamela Mullins
    Town Clerk  Shirley Fields

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