Highway Department

Macon County Highway Department
884 Old Highway 52
Lafayette, TN 37083
Phone: (615) 666-3910

Highway Department Garage
884 Old Highway 52
Lafayette, TN 37083
Phone: (615) 666-2910

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Highway Department building

The Macon County Highway Dept. is responsible for 610 miles of county roads. That is the same distance as driving from Lafayette to Orlando, Florida. If you drove our county road system at an average of 35mph it would take 17.5 hours to drive every mile. The funding for our department comes from two sources: State Fuel Tax and County Property Tax. The State Fuel Tax is divided by all 95 counties of Tennessee. It is determined by Area, Population and Percentage of Equal share.