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Lewis County, Tennessee Facts

When was Lewis County, TN Created?

Lewis County was founded on December 21, 1843 from parts of Hickman County, Maury County, Wayne County, Perry County and Lawrence County.

What is the County Seat of Lewis County, TN?

The County Seat of government is located in Hohenwald also, the county government website is www.lewiscountytn.com/ .

What counties are adjacent to Lewis County, TN?

Bordering counties are Hickman County (north), Maury County (east), Lawrence County (south), Wayne County (southwest) and Perry County (west) .

Lewis County Courthouse and Government Records

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


Lewis County Courthouse

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

  • Lewis County Clerk
    • Address: 110 N Park Rm 105, Hohenwald, TN 38462
    • Phone: 931-796-2200
    • Marriage Records: 1847 
    • Probate Records: 1846
  • Lewis County Register of Deeds
    • Address: 110 Park Avenue North, Hohenwald, TN 38462
    • Phone: (931) 796-2255
    • Land & Deed Records: 1844
  • Lewis County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Address: Room 201, Courthouse 110 Park Avenue North, Hohenwald, TN 38462
    • Phone: 931-796-3724
    • Chancery Court Minutes: 1871
    • Circuit Court Minutes: 1846
    • County  Court Minutes: 1848

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

Lewis 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 Lewis 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 Lewis County, TN census records are available?

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

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

  • Lewis County Historical Society, PO Box 703, Hohenwald, TN 38462 931-796-3505

Lewis County Genealogy Resources

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

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

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

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Lewis Co. TN Cemeteries & Church Records

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Lewis Co. TN General and History Websites

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