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Hawkins County, Tennessee Facts

When was Hawkins County, TN Created?

Hawkins County was founded on January 6, 1787 from Sullivan County,

What is the County Seat of Hawkins County, TN?

The County Seat of government is located in Rogersville also, the county government website is www.hawkinscounty.org .

What counties are adjacent to Hawkins County, TN?

Bordering counties are Scott County, VA (north), Sullivan County (east), Greene County (south), Hamblen County (southwest), Grainger County (southwest) and Hancock County (west) .

Hawkins County Courthouse and Government Records

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


Hawkins County Courthouse

The following indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Hawkins county or in the Tennessee State Library & Archives.  The dates indicated below are the first known records for each county. Hawkins County Clerk

  • Address: 110 East Main Street, Suite 204, Rogersville, TN 37857
  • Phone: 423-272-7002
  • Marriage Records: 1820 
  • Probate Records: 1797
  • Hawkins County Register of Deeds
    • Address: P.O. Box 235, Rogersville, TN 37857
    • Phone: (423) 272-8304
    • Land & Deed Records: 1788
  • Hawkins County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Address: 115 Justice Center Drive Suite 1237, Rogersville, TN 37857
    • Phone: 423-272-3397
    • Chancery Court Minutes: 1825
    • Circuit Court Minutes: 1810
    • County  Court Minutes: 1827
  • Where can find Hawkins County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?

    Hawkins 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 Hawkins 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 Hawkins County, TN census records are available?

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

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

    Hawkins County Genealogy Resources

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

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

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

    Hawkins Co. TN Books, Newspapers & Publications

    Hawkins Co. TN Birth, Marriage & Death Records

    Hawkins Co. TN Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

    Hawkins Co. TN Census Records

    Hawkins Co. TN Cemeteries & Church Records

    Hawkins Co. TN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

    Hawkins Co. TN General and History Websites

    Hawkins Co. TN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

    Hawkins Co. TN Military Records

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