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Dyer County, Tennessee Facts

When was Dyer County, TN Created?

Dyer County was founded on October 16, 1823 from the Western District.

What is the County Seat of Dyer County, TN?

The County Seat of government is located in Dyersburg also, the county government website is www.co.dyer.tn.us/ .

What counties are adjacent to Dyer County, TN?

Bordering counties are Lake County, Obion County, Gibson County, Crockett County, Lauderdale County, Mississippi County, AR and Pemiscot County, MO .

Dyer County Courthouse and Government Records

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


Dyer County Courthouse

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

  • Dyer County Clerk
    • Address: 115 W Market Street, Dyersburg, TN 38024
    • Phone: 731-286-7814
    • Marriage Records: 1860 
    • Probate Records: 1853
  • Dyer County Register of Deeds
    • Address: P.O. Box 1360, Dyersburg, TN 38025-1360
    • Phone: (731) 286-1360
    • Land & Deed Records: 1822
  • Dyer County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Address: P.O. Box 1360, Dyersburg, TN 38024-1360
    • Phone: 731-288-7862
    • Chancery Court Minutes: 1854
    • Circuit Court Minutes: 1863
    • County  Court Minutes: 1848

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

Dyer 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 Dyer 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 Dyer County, TN census records are available?

Federal Population Schedules for Dyer County can be found for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Dyer Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Dyer Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Dyer 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 Dyer County, TN?

  • Dyer County Historical Society, 120B McGaughey Street E., Dyersburg, TN 38024; 731-286-7829
  • Dyersburg State Community College, Learning Resources Center, 1510 Lake Road, Dyersburg, TN 38024 731-286-3225
  • McIver's Grant Public Library, 204 N. Mill Street, Dyersburg, TN 38024 731-285-5032

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

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Dyer 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 Dyer County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.

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