Monday-Friday / 8:00am - 5:00pm
Closed for Legal Holidays


Emergency / Dial 911
Crime Stoppers / (423) 542-7574
Police Department / (423) 542-4141
Criminal Investigation / (423) 547-6250



You may pay the amount listed on the front of the citation, which is a plea of guilty.

Paying a Citation:

- Online: Pay Citation Online

- In person: Directions to City Hall, on South Sycamore across the street from the Station #1 Fire Hall. Please be prepared to present your copy of your citation and pay the full amount of the fine and court cost, see right side of the citation.

- Mail to:
City of Elizabethton
Attn: Court Payment
136 South Sycamore Street
Elizabethton, TN 37643

Note: When mailing your payment, DO NOT send cash. Only check or money orders will be accepted. You MUST send the EXACT amount or payment will be refused.

- Over the Phone: Call 423-547-6200 following the prompt given. You may pay with a credit card. We currently accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Closed Holidays

Appearing in Court:

Bring your citation to Municipal Court on the date listed on the front of your citation and present your case to the court. (The Municipal Court Room is located in the City Hall Building at 136 South Sycamore Street, Elizabethton, TN)


In most cases, your appearance is mandatory.

If you have any questions contact the Carter County General Sessions Court Clerk at (423) 542-1825.

The courtroom is located in the Carter County Justice Center located at 900 E. Elk Avenue.


Your appearance is mandatory, unless so advised by the Court or an agent of the court.

You must have a parent or legal guardian appear with you. If you have any questions you may contact the Juvenile Court at (423) 542-1829.

The courtroom is located in the Carter County Justice Center located at 900 E. Elk Avenue.