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Claiborne County, Tennessee
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Claiborne County, Tennessee Facts
When was Claiborne County, TN Created?
Claiborne County was founded on October 29, 1801 from Grainger County and Hawkins County.
What is the County Seat of Claiborne County, TN?
The County Seat of government is located in Tazewell also, the county government website is www.claibornecounty.com .
What counties are adjacent to Claiborne County, TN?
Bordering counties are Bell County, Kentucky, Lee County, VA, Hancock County, Grainger County, Union County, Campbell County and Whitley County, Kentucky .
Claiborne County Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Claiborne County Courthouse?
The following information and facts indicates whatever birth, death, marriage, land, wills, and courtroom records will be in Claiborne County or in the Tennessee State Library & Archives. The dates indicated below could be the first widely known documents for this county.
- Claiborne County Clerk
- Address: 1740 Main St # 201, P.O. Box 34, Tazewell, TN 37879-34
- Phone: (423) 626-3334
- Marriage Records: 1838
- Probate Records: 1839
- Claiborne County Register of Deeds
- Address: P.O. Box 117, Tazewell, TN 37879
- Phone: (931) 243-3298
- Land & Deed Records: 1801
- Claiborne County Clerk of Circuit Court
- Address: Criminal Justice Center 415 Straight Creek Road, New Tazewell, TN 37825
- Phone: 423-626-3334
- Chancery Court Minutes: 1834
- Circuit Court Minutes: 1837
- County Court Minutes: 1801
Where can find Claiborne County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Claiborne 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 Claiborne 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 Claiborne County, TN census records are available?
Federal Population Schedules for Claiborne County can be found for 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Claiborne Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Claiborne Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Claiborne 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 Claiborne County, TN?
- Claiborne County Archives, P.O. Box 318, Tazewell , TN 37879; Phone: (423) 626-5236
- Claiborne County Historical and Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 32, Tazewell, Tennessee 37879, Telephone (423) 626-0500
- Barbara Reynolds Carr Memorial Library, 1304 Old Knoxville Rd., PO Box 139, Tazewell, TN 37879 423-626-5414
Claiborne County Genealogy Resources
Where can I connect with other Claiborne County, TN Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Tennessee Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Tennessee State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Claiborne County, Tennessee Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Claiborne County
- Claiborne County, Tennessee Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- Genealogical “Fact Sheets” About Claiborne 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 Claiborne 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 Claiborne County.
What other genealogical resources are available in Claiborne County, TN?
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Claiborne 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 Claiborne County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.
Claiborne 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)
- Claiborne County, Tennessee Books (amazon.com)
- Search Tennessee Obituaries (1990 to current) (genealogybank.com)
Claiborne 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)
Claiborne Co. TN Court, Probate Land and Tax Records
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search (assessment.state.tn.us)
- Claiborne County Records on Microfilm (tennessee.gov) – Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Claiborne County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan (tennessee.gov)
- BLM Land Records (glorecords.blm.gov)
Claiborne Co. TN Census Records
- Tennessee Census Records Research Guide
- Claiborne County, TN Census Records Links
- Claiborne County, TN Census QuickFacts
Claiborne Co. TN Cemeteries & Church Records
- THE CLAIBORNE COUNTY CEMETERIES ASSOCIATION (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Claiborne Co., Tennessee Graves (findagrave.com)
- Claiborne County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Claiborne Co., Tennessee Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Claiborne Co., Tennessee Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Claiborne County, Tennessee Church Books (amazon.com)
Claiborne 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)
Claiborne Co. TN General and History Websites
- Claiborne County Tennessee (genealogytrails.com)
- 1887 Goodspeed History of Claiborne County (tngenweb.org)
- Claiborne County Pioneer Project (freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com) The Claiborne County Pioneer Project is a private endeavor to record the genealogy of the residents of Claiborne County, Tennessee prior to 1910. Over 90,000 individuals have been documented as being born, lived or died in the county prior to 1910
- Claiborne County History and Culture (tennesseeencyclopedia.net)
- Claiborne County, Tennessee Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Claiborne County, Tennessee Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Claiborne Co. TN Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Claiborne County – American History and Genealogy Project (usgennet.org)
- Claiborne County, Tennessee (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Tennessee – Counties – Claiborne (cyndislist.com)
- Claiborne Co. TNGenweb (tngenweb.org)
- Claiborne County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Claiborne Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Claiborne Co. TN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Tennessee Links and Information
- Claiborne Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- 1895 Claiborne County Map (livgenmi.com)
Claiborne 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 Claiborne County genealogists, researchers, historians plus much more.