Get married in the mountains!

Ocoee Country is quickly becoming a favorite destination to say “I Do”!  Indoor and outdoor venues in mountain settings accommodate both intimate ceremonies and large group events.

Ocoee River Barn
1889 Hwy 64
Benton, TN 37307
423.618.1755
Over 4200 square feet which easily holds 300 guests, the barn includes a stage area with rustic arbor, 15 picnic tables, hay bale seating, two serving counters for food and beverage service, bride’s changing area, restrooms, acres of parking, and special event liability insurance. Folding chairs are available for rental.

Savannah Oaks Winery
1817 Delano Road
Delano, TN
423.263.2762
http://www.savannah_oaks_winery.com
Beautiful winery with indoor pavilion, gazebo, bride’s area, and more! Catering for receptions and events. Can accommodate large groups. Looking out over the beautiful Cherokee National Forest.

Hiwassee Union Church – Reliance Historic District
3708 Hwy 30
Reliance, TN 37369
423.338.2373
http://www.webbbros.com
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Hiwassee Union Church sits on the banks of the Hiwassee River and is part of the Reliance Historic District. Now available for weddings and events!

Camp McCroy
Hwy 30
Greasy Creek, TN
423.338.4503
Camp McCroy is a rustic lodging camp with two large barrack style cabins, full kitchen and dining facilities for 200 in the Cherokee National Forest. Pavilion and outdoor recreation areas.

Holly Hill
322 County Road 730
Riceville, TN 37307
423-715-0198
http://weddingvenuetn.com/
Holly Hill is a Georgian manor surrounded by lavishly landscaped gardens, rolling hills and majestic mountains that provide the perfect backdrop for any wedding, reception or event.

Hiwassee River Wedding & Events
839 Moss Road
Delano, TN
423.836.6681
https://www.facebook.com/hiwasseeriverweddings/
Beautiful 4,100 sq ft timber frame event center located directly on the scenic Hiwassee River with breath taking views of Bean Mountain and the Cherokee National Forest.

Ocoee Whitewater Center
4400 Hwy 64
Copperhill, TN 37317
423.496.0100
http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/cherokee/recarea/?recid=35096
Situated on the banks of the Ocoee River and nestled between two wilderness areas, the OWC boasts the natural beauty of the Cherokee National Forest as a showy backdrop for weddings and events. The OWC building is available for smaller gatherings.

 

 

 

 

 

Marriage Licenses

Marriage licenses may be obtained at the Polk County Courthouse Monday-Friday from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm.

Requirements for Marriage in the State of Tennessee are as follows:

  • The licenses are good for 30 days anywhere in the state.
  • There are no blood tests and no waiting period.
  • A valid driver license, picture ID, U.S. certified birth certificate, valid VISA, or valid passport is needed.
  • Both parties have to be present, unless one is incarcerated.
  • Applicants must be 18 years or older.
  • The price is $35.00 with premarital counseling.The price is $95.00 without premarital counseling.
  • Copies of Marriage Certificates may be obtained at the County Clerk’s office or by mail for $5.00 each. 

Angie Sanford, Polk County Clerk
Polk County Courthouse
6239 Hwy 411 – #102
Benton, Tennessee 37307
423.338.4526 / Fax: 423-338-4551