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The purpose of this handbook is to help municipalities determine whether a contemplated annexation makes sense from a number of related perspectives and to blend the "old and new" annexation law so that its readers will have an accurate picture of annexation law in Tennessee today.


The MTAS publications provided on this website are archival documents intended for informational purposes only and should not be considered as authoritative. The content contained in these publications may be outdated, and the laws referenced therein may have changed or may not be applicable to your city or circumstances. For current information, please visit the MTAS website at:

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