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Marion County, Tennessee Facts

When was Marion County, TN Created?

Marion County was founded on November 20, 1817 from Cherokee Indian lands.

What is the County Seat of Marion County, TN?

The County Seat of government is located in Jasper also, the county government website is marioncountychamber.com/ .

What counties are adjacent to Marion County, TN?

Bordering counties are Grundy County (north), Sequatchie County (northeast), Hamilton County (east), Dade County, Georgia (southeast), Jackson County, AL (southwest) and Franklin County (west) .

Marion County Courthouse and Government Records

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


Marion County Courthouse

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

  • Marion County Clerk
    • Address: 24 Courthouse Sq Rm 101, PO Box 789 (annex Bldg), Jasper, TN 37347
    • Phone: 423-942-2515
    • Marriage Records: 1881 
    • Probate Records: 1875
  • Marion County Register of Deeds
    • Address: P.O. Box 789, 1 Courthouse Square Room 102, Jasper, TN 37347
    • Phone: (423) 942-2573
    • Land & Deed Records: 1819
  • Marion County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Address: Marion County Justice Center, Jasper, TN 37347
    • Phone: 423-942-8020
    • Chancery Court Minutes: 1922
    • Circuit Court Minutes: 1922
    • County  Court Minutes: 1842

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

Marion 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 Marion 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 Marion County, TN census records are available?

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

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

  • Marion County Genealogical & Historical Group, 6611 Old Dunlap Road, Whitwell, TN 37397; (423) 658-5770
  • Orena Humphreys Public Library, 900 Main Street, Suite 1, Whitwell, TN 37397 423-658-6134

Marion County Genealogy Resources

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

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

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

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