Important Contacts

City Hall

P.O. Box 160
2470 Cedar Street
McKenzie, TN 38201
Fax: 731.352.2259

Police Department

2470 Cedar Street
McKenzie, TN 38201

Fire Department

2470 Cedar Street
McKenzie, TN 38201

Electric Dept

103 West Paris Street
Huntingdon, TN
731.986.8284, 800.287.6302
Fax: 731.986.0227

McKenzie Memorial Library



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The McKenzie Memorial Public Library is a public library in the Reelfoot Regional Library system. The library is located at 15 Broadway in downtown McKenzie. Hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 - 5:00, closed Wednesday and weekends. Director Melinda Poppellwell may be contacted at 731-352-5741 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Library Facts


  • The library contains 14,902 volumes and circulates 9031 items per year, serving a population of 5357 residents.
  • There are 189 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 300 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes.
  • The library has four public access Internet ready computers.
  • We have a wireless Internet option that may be used in the reception area on the main floor of the library.


Online Resources


  • READS (Regional eBook & Audiobook Download System) - It's FREE with a library card from McKenzie Memorial Library or Carroll County Library!
  • Statewide Public Library Catalog
  • The Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) is a virtual library that you can access from your home PC, your school library computer lab, or your iPhone - anywhere with an internet connection. TEL provides access to over 400,000 electronic resources, including magazines, scholarly journals, podcasts, videos, e-books, test preparation materials, federal census records, Tennessee primary source materials, and more! Click on the icons below to access these databases.


TEL Shortcuts

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ProQuest’s HeritageQuest Online

Heritage Quest Online Icon A resource for genealogy and family history research. Includes digitized copies of federal census records, full-text family and local history books, Freedman's Bank records and more!

NewsBank’s Tennessee Newspaper Collection

NewsBank Icon Provides access to four of the major Tennessee Newspapers

National Newspapers

  • Gale Custom Newspapers

LearningExpress Library

Learning Express IconProvides over 300 online interactive practice exams and course series as well as over 150 e-books.

Includes academic tests like the ACT, SAT, and GED as well as Civil Service, Firefighters and Law Enforcement exams.

Gale Databases

Gale Power Search Icon Provide access electronic versions of popular magazines, scholarly journals, e-books, newspapers, videos, podcasts and more! Subjects covered include arts, humanities, social studies, literature, science, health, and much more.

Use the PowerSearch button to your right or the Federated Search above. To select individual databases, like Literature Resource Center or What Do I Read Next?, go to the ALL TEL Databases list.

EBSCO’s Points of View Reference Center

Points of View IconA comprehensive resource for current and controversial topics. Includes over 600 original essays on subjects ranging from the earth & environment to health & medicine.


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