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Sullivan County, Tennessee

Sullivan County, Tennessee Facts

When was Sullivan County, TN Created?

Sullivan County was founded on October 18, 1779 from Washington County, NC.

What is the County Seat of Sullivan County, TN?

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

What counties are adjacent to Sullivan County, TN?

Bordering counties are Washington County, VA, Bristol County, VA, Johnson CountyCarter CountyWashington CountyHawkins County and Scott County, VA .

Sullivan County Courthouse and Government Records

Sullivan County Courthouse

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

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

  • Sullivan County Clerk
    • Address: 3258 Hwy 126, Suite 101, Blountville, TN 37617
    • Phone: (423) 323-6428
    • Marriage Records: 1863
    • Probate Records: 1838
  • Sullivan County Register of Deeds
    • Address: 3411 Highway 126, Suite 101, Blountville, TN 37617
    • Phone: (423) 323-6420
    • Land & Deed Records: 1775
  • Sullivan County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Address: 140 Blountville Bypass, Blountville, TN 37617-0585
    • Phone: 423-279-2752
    • Chancery Court Minutes: 1852
    • Circuit Court Minutes: 1879
    • County  Court Minutes: 1861
  • Sullivan County Property Assessor
    • Address: 3411 Hwy. 126, Suite 103, Blountville, TN 37617
    • Phone: (423) 323-6455
    • Tax Records: 1796, 1797, 1812, 1837, 1877-1900

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

Sullivan 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 Sullivan 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 Sullivan County, TN census records are available?

Federal Population Schedules for Sullivan County can be found for 1790-189019001910192019301940.

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

  • Sullivan County Archives, P.O. Box 3179, Blountville , TN 37617; Phone: (423) 323-4660
  • Sullivan County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 568, Blountville, TN 37617
  • King College, E. W. King Memorial Library, 1350 King College Road, Bristol, TN 37620 423-652-4716
  • Rocky Mount Historical Association, Rocky Mount Museum, 200 Hyder Hill Road, PO Box 160, Piney Flats, TN 37686 423-538-7396
  • Sullivan County Public Library, 1655 Blountville Blvd., PO Box 510, Blountville, TN 37617 423-279-2714

Sullivan County Genealogy Resources

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

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

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