State of Tennessee
County & City Government Records

Tennessee Court records include a wide range of genealogy subject areas that can assist you with your research, for example land ownership, courts, taxes, and naturalizations. Given that Tennessee court records cover a wide range of topics, they can help you in many different ways. For instance, they could allow you to identify ancestors' residences, establish occupations, identify financial information, confirm citizenship status, or clarify relationships between people. It all depends on the kind of court records that your particular ancestors" names appear in. For Definitions of all court trems see the Genealogy Encyclopedia.

Tennessee County records change extensively from county to county in both quality and quantity. There are several kinds of court records that are most likely to have details useful in your genealogical research.

Tennessee is divided into 95 counties. Each county serves as the local level of government within its borders.

This list of county and city government links is limited to government-maintained websites. If you know of a Tennessee county that has an official government web site but is not linked, or if the link is in error, please send us an email so we may edit our database. Tennessee State Government is located in Nashville

State of Tennessee County & City Government Links
County Seat
County Seat
Anderson Clinton Lauderdale Ripley
Bedford Shelbyville Lawrence Lawrenceburg
Benton Camden Lewis Hohenwald
Bledsoe Pikeville Lincoln Fayetteville
Blount Maryville Loudon Loudon
Bradley Cleveland Macon Lafayette
Campbell Jacksboro Madison Jackson
Cannon Woodbury Marion Jasper
Carroll Huntingdon Marshall Lewisburg
Carter Elizabethton Maury Columbia
Cheatham Ashland City McMinn Athens
Chester Henderson McNairy Selmer
Claiborne Tazewell Meigs Decatur
Clay Celina Monroe Madisonville
Cocke Newport Montgomery Clarksville
Coffee Manchester Moore Lynchburg
Crockett Alamo Morgan Wartburg
Cumberland Crossville Obion Union City
Davidson Nashville Overton Livingston
Decatur Decaturville Perry Linden
Dekalb Smithville Pickett Byrdstown
Dickson Charlotte Polk Benton
Dyer Dyersburg Putnam Cookeville
Fayette Somerville Rhea Dayton
Fentress Jamestown Roane Kingston
Franklin Winchester Robertson Springfield
Gibson Trenton Rutherford Murfreesboro
Giles Pulaski Scott Huntsville
Grainger Rutledge Sequatchie Dunlap
Greene Greeneville Sevier Sevierville
Grundy Altamont Shelby Memphis
Hamblen Morristown Smith Carthage
Hamilton Chattanooga Stewart Dover
Hancock Sneedville Sullivan Blountville
Hardeman Bolivar Sumner Gallatin
Hardin Savannah Tipton Covington
Hawkins Rogersville Trousdale Hartsville
Haywood Brownsville Unicoi Erwin
Henderson Lexington Union Maynardville
Henry Paris Van Buren Spencer
Hickman Centerville Warren McMinnville
Houston Erin Washington Jonesborough
Humphreys Waverly Wayne Waynesboro
Jackson Gainesboro Weakley Dresden
Jefferson Dandridge White Sparta
Johnson Mountain City Williamson Franklin
Knox Knoxville Wilson Lebanon
Lake Tiptonville
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