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Cannon County, Tennessee

Cannon County, Tennessee Facts

When was Cannon County, TN Created?

Cannon County was founded on January 31, 1836 from Rutherford County, Smith County and Warren County.

What is the County Seat of Cannon County, TN?

The County Seat of government is located in Woodbury also, the county government website is .

What counties are adjacent to Cannon County, TN?

Bordering counties are DeKalb County, Warren County, Coffee County, Rutherford County and Williamson County .

Cannon County Courthouse and Government Records

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

Cannon County Courthouse

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

  • Cannon County Clerk
    • Address: Public Square, Woodbury, TN 37190
    • Phone: (615) 563-4278
    • Marriage Records: 1838
    • Probate Records: 1836
  • Cannon County Register of Deeds
    • Address: Cannon County Public Square, Woodbury, TN 37190
    • Phone: (615) 563-4278
    • Land & Deed Records: 1836
  • Cannon County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Address: Courthouse 1 Public Square, Woodbury, TN 37190
    • Phone: 615-563-4461
    • Chancery Court Minutes: 1840
    • Circuit Court Minutes: 1846
    • County  Court Minutes: 1836
  • Cannon County Property Assessor
    • Tax Records:1836, 1838, 1839, 1853-1856, 1875-1876, 1881-1882, 1887-1889, 1890-1892, 1895-1897, 1898-1900

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

Cannon 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 Cannon 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 Cannon County, TN census records are available?

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

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

Cannon County Genealogy Resources

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

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

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

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