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Greene County, Tennessee
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Greene County, Tennessee Facts
When was Greene County, TN Created?
Greene County was founded on April 18, 1783 from Washington County, NC.
What is the County Seat of Greene County, TN?
The County Seat of government is located in Greeneville also, the county government website is www.greenecountytngovt.com .
What counties are adjacent to Greene County, TN?
Bordering counties are Hawkins County, Washington County, Unicoi County, Madison County, NC, Cocke County and Hamblen County .
Greene County Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Greene County Courthouse?
The following information and facts indicates whatever birth, death, marriage, land, wills, and courtroom records will be in Greene County or in the Tennessee State Library & Archives. The dates indicated below could be the first widely known documents for this county.
- Greene County Clerk
- Address: 204 N Cutler St, Suite 200, Greeneville, TN 37745
- Phone: 423-798-1708
- Marriage Records: 1780
- Probate Records: 1800
- Greene County Register of Deeds
- Address: 204 North Cutler Street, Greenville, TN 37745
- Phone: (423) 798-1726
- Land & Deed Records: 1785
- Greene County Clerk of Circuit Court
- Address: Courthouse 101 South Main Street, Greeneville, TN 37743
- Phone: 423-798-1760
- Chancery Court Minutes: 1825
- Circuit Court Minutes: 1809
- County Court Minutes: 1793
Where can find Greene County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Greene 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 Greene 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 Greene County, TN census records are available?
Federal Population Schedules for Greene County can be found for 1790-1890, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Greene Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Greene Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Greene 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 Greene County, TN?
- T. Elmer Cox Historical and Genealogical Library, 229 N. Main Street, Greeneville , TN 37745; Phone: (423) 638-9866
- Greene County Historical Society, P.O. Box 1202, Greeneville, TN 37744, (423) 638-3090
- East Tennessee Historical Society, P.O. Box 1629, Knoxville 37901
- Andrew Johnson National Historical Site Archives, 121 Monument Ave., Greeneville, TN 37743 423-639-3711
- President Andrew Johnson Museum & Library, Tusculum College, Gilland Street, PO Box 5026, Greeneville, TN 37743 423-636-7300
Greene County Genealogy Resources
Where can I connect with other Greene County, TN Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Tennessee Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Tennessee State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Greene County, Tennessee Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Greene County
- Greene County, Tennessee Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- Genealogical “Fact Sheets” About Greene 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 Greene 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 Greene County.
What other genealogical resources are available in Greene County, TN?
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Greene 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 Greene County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.
Greene 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)
- Greene County, Tennessee Books (amazon.com)
- Search Tennessee Obituaries (1990 to current) (genealogybank.com)
Greene 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)
Greene Co. TN Court, Probate Land and Tax Records
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search (assessment.state.tn.us)
- Greene County Records on Microfilm (tennessee.gov) – Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Greene County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan (tennessee.gov)
- BLM Land Records (glorecords.blm.gov)
Greene Co. TN Census Records
- Tennessee Census Records Research Guide
- Greene County, TN Census Records Links
- Greene County, TN Census QuickFacts
Greene Co. TN Cemeteries & Church Records
- Greene Co., Tennessee Graves (findagrave.com)
- Greene County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Greene Co., Tennessee Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Greene Co., Tennessee Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Greene County, Tennessee Church Books (amazon.com)
Greene 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)
Greene Co. TN General and History Websites
- Greene County Tennessee (genealogytrails.com)
- Greene County History and Culture (tennesseeencyclopedia.net)
- Greene County, Tennessee Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Greene County, Tennessee Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Greene Co. TN Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Greene County – American History and Genealogy Project (usgennet.org)
- Greene County, Tennessee (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Tennessee – Counties – Greene (cyndislist.com)
- Greene Co. TNGenweb (tngenweb.org)
- Greene County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Greene Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Greene Co. TN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Tennessee Links and Information
- Greene Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- 1895 Greene County Map (livgenmi.com)
Greene 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 Greene County genealogists, researchers, historians plus much more.