Search For Your Ancestors



Cumberland County, Tennessee

Cumberland County, Tennessee Facts

When was Cumberland County, TN Created?

Cumberland County was founded on November 16, 1855 from Roane CountyOverton CountyWhite CountyBledsoe CountyMorgan CountyRhea CountyFentress County and Putnam County.

What is the County Seat of Cumberland County, TN?

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

What counties are adjacent to Cumberland County, TN?

Bordering counties are Fentress CountyMorgan CountyRoane CountyRhea CountyBledsoe CountyVan Buren CountyWhite County and Putnam County.

Cumberland County Courthouse and Government Records

Cumberland County Courthouse

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

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

Cumberland 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 Cumberland 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 Cumberland County, TN census records are available?

Federal Population Schedules for Cumberland County can be found for 186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Cumberland County Genealogy Resources

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

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

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

Cumberland Co. TN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Cumberland Co. TN Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Cumberland Co. TN Cemeteries & Church Records

Cumberland Co. TN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Cumberland Co. TN General and History Websites

Cumberland Co. TN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Cumberland Co. TN Military Records