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Dickson County, Tennessee

Dickson County, Tennessee Facts

When was Dickson County, TN Created?

Dickson County was founded on October 25, 1803 from Montgomery County and Robertson County.

What is the County Seat of Dickson County, TN?

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

What counties are adjacent to Dickson County, TN?

Bordering counties are Montgomery CountyCheatham CountyWilson CountyHickman CountyHumphreys County and Houston County .

Dickson County Courthouse and Government Records

Dickson County Courthouse

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

The following indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Dickson county or in the Tennessee State Library & Archives.  The dates indicated below are the first known records for each county. Dickson County Clerk

  • Address: Court Square, P O Box 220, Charlotte, TN 37036
  • Phone: 615-789-5093
  • Marriage Records: 1817
  • Probate Records: 1803
  • Dickson County Register of Deeds
    • Address: P.O. Box 130, Charlotte, TN 37036
    • Phone: (615) 789-5123
    • Land & Deed Records: 1804
  • Dickson County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Address: 4 Court Square, Courthouse Annex, Charlotte, TN 37036
    • Phone: 615-789-7010
    • Chancery Court Minutes: 1836
    •  Circuit Court Minutes: 1810
    •  County  Court Minutes: 1804

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

Dickson 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 Dickson 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 Dickson County, TN census records are available?

Federal Population Schedules for Dickson County can be found for 18101820183018401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

  • Dickson County Archives, P.O. Box 155, Charlotte , TN 37036; Phone: (615) 789-7012
  • Dickson County Historical & Genealogical Society, PO Box 611, Charlotte, TN 37036 615-446-1655
    Dickson County Public Library, 206 Henslee Drive, Dickson, TN 37055 615-446-8293
  • Dickson County Historian, 204 North Main Street, Dickson, Tennessee 37055; (615) 446-2359

Dickson County Genealogy Resources

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

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

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

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