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Obion County, Tennessee Facts

When was Obion County, TN Created?

Obion County was founded on October 24, 1823 from Chickasaw Indian lands

What is the County Seat of Obion County, TN?

The County Seat of government is located in  Union City also, the county government website is www.obioncounty.org .

What counties are adjacent to Obion County, TN?

Bordering counties are Fulton County, Kentucky, Weakley County, Gibson County, Dyer County and Lake County .

Obion County Courthouse and Government Records

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


Obion County Courthouse

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

  • Obion County Clerk
    • Address: 2 Bill Burnett Circle, Union City, TN 38261
    • Phone: (731) 885-3831
    • Marriage Records: 1838
    • Probate Records: 1834
  • Obion County Register of Deeds
    • Address: P.O. Box 514, Union City, TN 38281
    • Phone: (731) 885-9351
    • Land & Deed Records: 1824
  • Obion County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Address: 7 Bill Burnett Circle, Union City, TN 38261
    • Phone: 731-885-1372
    • Chancery Court Minutes: 1854
    • Circuit Court Minutes: 1826
    • County  Court Minutes: 1824

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

Obion 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 Obion 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 Obion County, TN census records are available?

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

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

  • Obion County Historical Society, P.O. Box 241, Union City 38261
  • Obion County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 241, Union City, TN 38261
  • Obion County Museum, 1004 Edwards Street, Union City, TN 38261 731-885-6774
  • Obion County Public Library, 1221 East Reelfoot, Union City, TN 38261 731-885-7000

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

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