Obion County, Tennessee
Obion County, Tennessee Facts
When was Obion County, TN Created?
Obion County was founded on October 24, 1823 from Chickasaw Indian lands
What is the County Seat of Obion County, TN?
What counties are adjacent to Obion County, TN?
Obion County Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Obion County Courthouse?
The following information and facts indicates whatever birth, death, marriage, land, wills, and courtroom records will be in Obion County or in the Tennessee State Library & Archives. The dates indicated below could be the first widely known documents for this county.
- Obion County Clerk
- Address: 2 Bill Burnett Circle, Union City, TN 38261
- Phone: (731) 885-3831
- Marriage Records: 1838
- Probate Records: 1834
- Obion County Register of Deeds
- Address: P.O. Box 514, Union City, TN 38281
- Phone: (731) 885-9351
- Land & Deed Records: 1824
- Obion County Clerk of Circuit Court
- Address: 7 Bill Burnett Circle, Union City, TN 38261
- Phone: 731-885-1372
- Chancery Court Minutes: 1854
- Circuit Court Minutes: 1826
- County Court Minutes: 1824
Where can find Obion County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Obion 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 Obion 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 Obion County, TN census records are available?
Obion Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Obion Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Obion 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 Obion County, TN?
- Obion County Historical Society, P.O. Box 241, Union City 38261
- Obion County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 241, Union City, TN 38261
- Obion County Museum, 1004 Edwards Street, Union City, TN 38261 731-885-6774
- Obion County Public Library, 1221 East Reelfoot, Union City, TN 38261 731-885-7000
Obion County Genealogy Resources
Where can I connect with other Obion County, TN Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Tennessee Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Tennessee State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Obion County, Tennessee Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Obion County
- Obion County, Tennessee Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- Genealogical “Fact Sheets” About Obion 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 Obion 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 Obion County.
What other genealogical resources are available in Obion County, TN?
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Obion 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 Obion County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.