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Haywood County, Tennessee

Haywood County, Tennessee Facts

When was Haywood County, TN Created?

Haywood County was founded in November 3, 1823 from Madison County (Later, part of Haywood County was taken to create Lauderdale County and Crockett County).

What is the County Seat of Haywood County, TN?

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

What counties are adjacent to Haywood County, TN?

Bordering counties are Crockett CountyMadison CountyHardeman CountyFayette CountyTipton County and Lauderdale County .

Haywood County Courthouse and Government Records

Haywood County Courthouse

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

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

  • Haywood County Clerk
    • Address: 1 North Washington, Brownsville, TN 38012
    • Phone: 731-772-2362
    • Marriage Records: 1859
    • Probate Records: 1826
  • Haywood County Register of Deeds
    • Address: 1 North Washington, Brownsville, TN 38012
    • Phone: (731) 772-0332
    • Land & Deed Records: 1823
  • Haywood County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Address: Haywood County Justice Complex 100 South Dupree Street, Brownsville, TN 38012
    • Phone: 731-772-1112
    • Chancery Court Minutes: 1842
    • Circuit Court Minutes: 1840
    • County  Court Minutes: 1823

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

Haywood 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 Haywood 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 Haywood County, TN census records are available?

Federal Population Schedules for Haywood County can be found for 183018401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

  • West Tennessee Historical Society, P.O. Box 111046, Memphis, 38111
  • Elma Ross Public Library, 1011 East Main Street, Brownsville, TN 38012 731-772-9534
  • Haywood County Museum, 127 N. Grand Avenue; College Hill Center, PO Box 207, Brownsville, TN 38012 731-772-0380

Haywood County Genealogy Resources

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

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

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

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Haywood Co. TN Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Haywood Co. TN Census Records

Haywood Co. TN Cemeteries & Church Records

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Haywood Co. TN General and History Websites

Haywood Co. TN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Haywood Co. TN Military Records