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Greene County, Tennessee Facts

When was Greene County, TN Created?

Greene County was founded on April 18, 1783 from Washington County, NC.

What is the County Seat of Greene County, TN?

The County Seat of government is located in Greeneville also, the county government website is www.greenecountytngovt.com .

What counties are adjacent to Greene County, TN?

Bordering counties are Hawkins County (north), Washington County (east), Unicoi County (southeast), Madison County, NC (south), Cocke County (southwest) and Hamblen County (west) .

Greene County Courthouse and Government Records

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


Greene County Courthouse

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

  • Greene County Clerk
    • Address: 204 N Cutler St, Suite 200, Greeneville, TN 37745
    • Phone: 423-798-1708
    • Marriage Records: 1780
    • Probate Records: 1800
  • Greene County Register of Deeds
    • Address: 204 North Cutler Street, Greenville, TN 37745
    • Phone: (423) 798-1726
    • Land & Deed Records: 1785
  • Greene County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Address: Courthouse 101 South Main Street, Greeneville, TN 37743
    • Phone: 423-798-1760
    • Chancery Court Minutes: 1825
    • Circuit Court Minutes: 1809
    • County  Court Minutes: 1793

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

Greene 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 Greene 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 Greene County, TN census records are available?

Federal Population Schedules for Greene County can be found for 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

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

  • T. Elmer Cox Historical and Genealogical Library, 229 N. Main Street, Greeneville , TN 37745; Phone: (423) 638-9866
  • Greene County Historical Society, P.O. Box 1202, Greeneville, TN 37744, (423) 638-3090
  • East Tennessee Historical Society, P.O. Box 1629, Knoxville 37901
  • Andrew Johnson National Historical Site Archives, 121 Monument Ave., Greeneville, TN 37743 423-639-3711
  • President Andrew Johnson Museum & Library, Tusculum College, Gilland Street, PO Box 5026, Greeneville, TN 37743 423-636-7300

Greene County Genealogy Resources

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

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

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