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Blount County, Tennessee
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Blount County, Tennessee Facts
When was Blount County, TN Created?
Blount County was founded on July 11, 1795 from Knox County.
What is the County Seat of Blount County, TN?
The County Seat of government is located in Maryville also, the county government website is www.blounttn.org .
What counties are adjacent to Blount County, TN?
Bordering counties are Knox County, Sevier County, Swain County, NC, Monroe County and Loudon County .
Blount County Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Blount County Courthouse?
The following indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Blount county or in the Tennessee State Library & Archives. The dates indicated below are the first known records for each county.
- Blount County Clerk
- Address: 345 Court Street, Maryville, TN 37804
- Phone: 865-273-5800
- Marriage Records:1795
- Probate Records:1795
- Blount County Register of Deeds
- Address: 349 Court Street, Maryville, TN 37804
- Phone: (865) 273-5880
- Land & Deed Records: 1795
- Blount County Clerk of Circuit Court
- Address: Justice Center 926 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Maryville, TN 37804-6201
- Phone: 865-273-5400
- Chancery Court Minutes: 1859
- Circuit Court Minutes: 1852
- County Court Minutes: 1795
Where can find Blount County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Blount 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 Blount 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 Blount County, TN census records are available?
Federal Population Schedules for Blount County can be found for 1790-1890, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Blount Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Blount Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Blount 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 Blount County, TN?
A list of Blount County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- Blount County Records Management, 337 Court Street. Maryville , TN 37804; Phone: (865) 273-5796 [EMAIL]
- City of Maryville Archives, 301 McGhee Street, Maryville , TN 37801; Phone: (865) 981-1343
- Blount County Genealogical & Historical Society, P.O. Box 4986, Maryville, TN 37802-4986
- Blount County Public Library, 508 N. Cusick Street, Maryville, TN 37804 865-982-0981
- Lamar Memorial Library, 502 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Maryville, TN 37804 865-981-8256
Blount County Genealogy Resources
Where can I connect with other Blount County, TN Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Tennessee Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Tennessee State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Blount County, Tennessee Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Blount County
- Blount County, Tennessee Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- Genealogical “Fact Sheets” About Blount County (tn.gov) The purpose of these fact sheets is to help determine what sources are available for genealogical research about the people and places in Blount County. Although this is by no means an exhaustive list of all the possible places one might search, it does cover the major publications and microfilms available at TSLA on the Blount County.
What other genealogical resources are available in Blount County, TN?
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Blount 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 Blount County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.
The following are links to Genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Blount County. These genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a payment. This is just a list that has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to submit your own favorite genealogy or family history related sites.
Blount Co. TN Books, Newspapers & Publications
- Tennessee Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- Tennessee historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from Tennessee (1795 – 1929 ) (genealogybank.com) Rapidly find names and key phrases in over 450 million content articles, obituaries, marriage notices, birth announcements as well as other items written in over 2,800 old U.S. newspapers. Brand new articles and other content added every month!
- Tennessee Newspaper List by County and City (.state.tn.us)
- Blount County, Tennessee Books (amazon.com)
- Search Tennessee Obituaries (1990 to current) (genealogybank.com)
Blount Co. TN Birth, Marriage & Death Records
- Tennessee Vital Records Research Guide
- Order Hard Copies of Vital Records (archives.com)
- Social Security Death Index (search.ancestry.com)
Blount Co. TN Court, Probate Land and Tax Records
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search (assessment.state.tn.us)
- Blount County Records on Microfilm (tennessee.gov) – Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Blount County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan (tennessee.gov)
- BLM Land Records (glorecords.blm.gov)
Blount Co. TN Census Records
- Tennessee Census Records Research Guide
- Blount County, TN Census Records Links
- Blount County, TN Census QuickFacts
Blount Co. TN Cemeteries & Church Records
- Blount Co., Tennessee Graves (findagrave.com)
- Blount County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Blount Co., Tennessee Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Blount Co., Tennessee Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- New Providence Presbyterian Church, 703 W. Broadway, Maryville, TN 37801 865-983-0182
- Blount County, Tennessee Church Books (amazon.com)
Blount Co. TN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- 1911 Who’s Who in Tennessee: A Biographical Reference Book of Notable Tennesseans – (tngenweb.org)
- Nichols and Related Families (nicholsgenealogy.com)
Blount Co. TN General and History Websites
- Blount County Tennessee (genealogytrails.com)
- Blount County History and Culture (tennesseeencyclopedia.net)
- Blount County, Tennessee Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Blount County, Tennessee Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Blount Co. TN Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Blount County – American History and Genealogy Project (usgennet.org)
- Blount County, Tennessee (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Tennessee – Counties – Blount (cyndislist.com)
- Blount Co. TNGenweb (tngenweb.org)
- Blount County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Blount Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Blount Co. TN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Tennessee Links and Information
- Blount Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- 1895 Blount County Map (livgenmi.com)
Blount Co. TN Military Records
- Tennessee Military Records Research Guide
- Tennessee Military Records (Fold3.com) delivers access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents of the Tennessee both women and men that served. Great for Blount County genealogists, researchers, historians plus much more.