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McNairy County, Tennessee

McNairy County, Tennessee Facts

When was McNairy County, TN Created?

McNairy County was founded on October 8, 1823 from Hardin County.

What is the County Seat of McNairy County, TN?

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

What counties are adjacent to McNairy County, TN?

Bordering counties are Chester CountyHardin CountyAlcorn County, MS and Hardeman County .

McNairy County Courthouse and Government Records

McNairy County Courthouse

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

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

  • McNairy County Clerk
    • Address: Courthouse Room 102, Selmer, TN 38375
    • Phone: 731-645-3511
    • Marriage Records: 1861
    • Probate Records: 1872
  • McNairy County Register of Deeds
    • Address: 170 West Court Avenue, Selmer, TN 38375
    • Phone: (731) 645-3656
    • Land & Deed Records: 1823
  • McNairy County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Address: McNairy Co. Criminal Justice Center 300 Industrial Park Drive, Selmer, TN 38375
    • Phone: 731-645-1015
    • Chancery Court Minutes: 1866
    • Circuit Court Minutes: 1856
    • County  Court Minutes: 1858

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

McNairy 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 McNairy 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 McNairy County, TN census records are available?

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

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

  • McNairy County Archives, P.O. Box 764, Selmer , TN 38375; Phone: (901) 645-6432
  • Irving Meek, Jr. Public Library, 204 W. Main Street, PO Box 303, Adamsville, TN 38310 731-632-3572
  • McConnico Memorial Library, 225 Oak Grove Road, Selmer, TN 38375 731-645-5571

McNairy County Genealogy Resources

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

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

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