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Stewart County, Tennessee Facts

When was Stewart County, TN Created?

Stewart County was founded on  November 1, 1803 from Davidson County and Montgomery County.

What is the County Seat of Stewart County, TN?

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

What counties are adjacent to Stewart County, TN?

Bordering counties are Trigg County, Kentucky (north), Christian County, Kentucky (northeast), Montgomery County (east), Houston County (south), Benton County (southwest), Henry County (west) and Calloway County, Kentucky (northwest) .

Stewart County Courthouse and Government Records

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


Stewart County Courthouse

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

  • Stewart County Clerk
    • Address: P.O. Box 67, 225 Donelson Pkwy., Dover, TN 37058
    • Phone: (931) 232-7616
    • Marriage Records: 1849
    • Probate Records: 1812
  • Stewart County Register of Deeds
    • Address: P.O. Box 57, Dover, TN 37058
    • Phone: (931) 232-5990
    • Land & Deed Records: 1796
  • Stewart County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Address: P.O. Box 193, Dover, TN 37058-0193
    • Phone: 931-232-7042
    • Chancery Court Minutes: 1865
    • Circuit Court Minutes: 1821
    • County  Court Minutes: 1804

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

Stewart 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 Stewart 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 Stewart County, TN census records are available?

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

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

  • Stewart County Archives, 660 Old Highway 79, Dover , TN 37058; (931) 232-7062
  • Fort Donelson National Battlefield, 101 Petty Street, PO Box 434, Dover, TN 37058 931-232-5706

Stewart County Genealogy Resources

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

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

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

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