Montgomery County, Tennessee
Montgomery County, Tennessee Facts
When was Montgomery County, TN Created?
Montgomery County was founded on April 9, 1796 from Tennessee County.
What is the County Seat of Montgomery County, TN?
What counties are adjacent to Montgomery County, TN?
Montgomery County Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Montgomery County Courthouse?
The following information and facts indicates whatever birth, death, marriage, land, wills, and courtroom records will be in Montgomery County or in the Tennessee State Library & Archives. The dates indicated below could be the first widely known documents for this county.
- Montgomery County Clerk
- Address: 350 Pageant Lane, Suite 502, Clarksville, TN 37040
- Phone: 931-648-5711
- Marriage Records: 1838
- Probate Records: 1796
- Montgomery County Register of Deeds
- Address: P.O. Box 1124, Clarksville, TN 37041
- Phone: (931) 648-5713
- Land & Deed Records: 1800
- Montgomery County Clerk of Circuit Court
- Address: 2 Millennium Plaza, Suite 115, Clarksville, TN 37040
- Phone: 931-648-5700
- Chancery Court Minutes: 1840
- Circuit Court Minutes: 1896
- County Court Minutes: 1805
Where can find Montgomery County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery County, TN census records are available?
Montgomery Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Montgomery Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Montgomery 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 Montgomery County, TN?
- Montgomery County Archives, 350 Pageant Lane, Suite 101-D, P.O. Box 323, Clarksville , TN 37041-0323 ; Phone: (931) 553-5159; Montgomery County Archives has the Marriage Records from 1838 and Probate Records from 1796. We also have the Land Records from 1789 and the Court Records from the various courts of the county. In addition, we have Tax records and the loose papers of the various courts. We are located in the Veterans’ Plaza on Crossland Avenue and Pageant Lane.
- Montgomery County Historical Society, P.O. Box 262, Clarksville 37041
- Austin Peay State University, Felix G. Woodward Library, 601 College Street, PO Box 4595, Clarksville, TN 37044 931-221-7028
- Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, 350 Pageant Lane, Suite 501, Clarksville, TN 37040 931-648-8826
- Customs House Museum & Cultural Center, 200 S. 2nd Street, PO Box 383, Clarksville, TN 37041 931-648-5780
Montgomery County Genealogy Resources
Where can I connect with other Montgomery County, TN Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Tennessee Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Tennessee State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Montgomery County, Tennessee Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Montgomery County
- Montgomery County, Tennessee Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- Genealogical “Fact Sheets” About Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery County.
What other genealogical resources are available in Montgomery County, TN?
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Montgomery 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 Montgomery County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.