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Hamilton County, Tennessee

Hamilton County, Tennessee Facts

When was Hamilton County, TN Created?

Hamilton County was founded on October 25, 1819 from Rhea CountyMarion County, and Bledsoe County.

What is the County Seat of Hamilton County, TN?

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

What counties are adjacent to Hamilton County, TN?

Bordering counties are Bledsoe CountyRhea CountyMeigs CountyBradley CountyWhitfield County, Georgia, Catoosa County, Georgia, Walker County, Georgia, Dade County, Georgia, Marion County and Sequatchie County .

Hamilton County Courthouse and Government Records

Hamilton County Courthouse

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

The following information and facts indicates whatever birth, death, marriage, land, wills, and courtroom records will be in Hamilton 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 Hamilton County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?

Hamilton 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 Hamilton 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 Hamilton County, TN census records are available?

Federal Population Schedules for Hamilton County can be found for 1820183018401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Hamilton County Genealogy Resources

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

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

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

Hamilton Co. TN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Hamilton Co. TN Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Hamilton Co. TN Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Hamilton Co. TN Census Records

Hamilton Co. TN Cemeteries & Church Records

Hamilton Co. TN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Hamilton Co. TN General and History Websites

Hamilton Co. TN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Hamilton Co. TN Military Records