Welcome to the City of Cedartown!

Nearly 10,000 people call Cedartown their home — and it’s a town as special as the people who live here.

With a historic Main Street that houses decades-old mom-and-pop shops that continue to flourish, to a business park that creates hundreds of local jobs and clean energy via a state-of-the-art solar farm, Cedartown is a perfect mix of modern progress meets quintessential “Small Town, USA.”

It is the City of Cedartown’s mission to provide excellent, comprehensive services to our citizens and our businesses. Our residents and businesses are the heart of our community, and we aim to support them in any way possible. Additionally, we strive to provide ongoing stimulus for sustainable economic development and growth. We know that smart expansion paired with careful planning is the key to Cedartown’s future success. Lastly, we will uphold these goals while remaining as fiscally responsible stewards to the taxpayers of our city.

Serving as Cedartown City Manager is a responsibility that I take seriously. It is an honor to lead and serve alongside the great employees of the City of Cedartown and to work closely with our Board of Commissioners, ensuring that the absolute best decisions are made for the ultimate good of all our residents.

Whether you are a resident or a visitor in our wonderful city, we hope you find Cedartown to be a perfect place to spend your time. Explore our website to find out more about what Cedartown has to offer. We may be a small town, but we have a rich history, a surprising number of local attractions and exciting plans and projects on our horizon.

If I can be of assistance to you, please don’t hesitate to contact me using the information listed below.

Bill Fann

City Manager, City of Cedartown

770-748-3220 ext. 222


About Bill Fann:

The City Manager is appointed by the City Commission and is responsible for managing the day-to-day affairs of the city and carrying out the policies adopted by the City Commission through the various city departments under his direction.

Bill began his public service career as a law enforcement specialist in the U.S. Air Force in 1973. He served on the Presidential Support Unit for President Richard Nixon and was honorably discharged in 1977. In 1978 Bill began his career in municipal government with the City of Venice, Fla. as a Police Officer while he pursued a criminal justice degree. Bill moved to Alabama in 1984 where he continued his municipal government career serving in the appointed positions of chief of police, public works director and finally city administrator over a period of nearly 24 years.

Bill achieved his certification as a municipal administrator from the University of Alabama in 2006. In 2008, Bill left the City of Piedmont and worked as a corporate manager for three years until joining the City of Cedartown as public works director in 2011, he was then appointed as city manager in September 2012.