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Cheatham County, Tennessee Facts

When was Cheatham County, TN Created?

Cheatham County was founded on  February 28, 1856 from Davidson, Dickson, Montgomery and Roberson.

What is the County Seat of Cheatham County, TN?

The County Seat of government is located in  Ashland City also, the county government website is www.cheathamcountytn.gov .

What counties are adjacent to Cheatham County, TN?

Bordering counties are Robertson County, Davidson County, Wilson County, Dickson County and Montgomery County .

Cheatham County Courthouse and Government Records

What genealogical records can I find in the Cheatham County Courthouse?


Cheatham County Courthouse

The following information and facts indicates whatever birth, death, marriage, land, wills, and courtroom records will be in Cheatham County or in the Tennessee State Library & Archives. The dates indicated below could be the first widely known documents for this county.

  • Cheatham County Clerk
    • Address: 264 South Main Street, Suite 108, Ashland City, TN 37015
    • Phone: 615-792-5179
    • Marriage Records: 1856  
    • Probate Records: 1856
  • Cheatham County Register of Deeds
    • Address: 264 South Main Street, Suite 109, Ashland City, TN 37015
    • Phone: (615) 792-4317
    • Land & Deed Records: 1856
  • Cheatham County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Address: Criminal Justice Center 100 Public Square, Room 225, Ashland City, TN 37015
    • Phone: 615-792-3272
    • Chancery Court Minutes: 1857
    • Circuit Court Minutes: 1877
    • County  Court Minutes: 1856

Where can find Cheatham County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?

Cheatham County vital records can be found at the Tennessee Department of Health (VDH) Office of Vital Records which has copies for copies of birth certificates, marriage licenses and divorce decrees. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Tennessee for current fees and application process.

Marriage license records are available from the county clerk who issued the marriage license. Court divorce orders may be obtained from the clerk of the court that granted the divorce.

You can search online for Cheatham County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Tennessee Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificates to mail.

What Cheatham County, TN census records are available?

Federal Population Schedules for Cheatham County can be found for 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Cheatham Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Cheatham Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Cheatham Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 1860. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research.

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Cheatham County, TN?

Cheatham County Genealogy Resources

Where can I connect with other Cheatham County, TN Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Cheatham County, TN?

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Cheatham County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some call for a payment. This is merely a collection which has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site over another. Feel free to suggest your own most popular Cheatham County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.

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Cheatham Co. TN Military Records

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