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Houston County, Tennessee Facts

When was Houston County, TN Created?

Houston County was founded on January 21, 1871 from Dickson County, Stewart County, Humphreys County and Montgomery County.

What is the County Seat of Houston County, TN?

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

What counties are adjacent to Houston County, TN?

Bordering counties are Stewart County (north), Montgomery County (northeast), Dickson County (east), Humphreys County (south) and Benton County (west) .

Houston County Courthouse and Government Records

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


Houston County Courthouse

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

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

Houston 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 Houston 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 Houston County, TN census records are available?

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

Houston Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1880. Houston Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1880. Houston Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. 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 Houston County, TN?

Houston County Genealogy Resources

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

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

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

Houston Co. TN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Houston Co. TN Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Houston Co. TN Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Houston Co. TN Census Records

Houston Co. TN Cemeteries & Church Records

Houston Co. TN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Houston Co. TN General and History Websites

Houston Co. TN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Houston Co. TN Military Records

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