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Union County, Tennessee

Union County, Tennessee Facts

When was Union County, TN Created?

Union County was founded on January 3, 1850 from Anderson CountyCampbell CountyKnox CountyClaiborne County and Grainger County.

What is the County Seat of Union County, TN?

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

What counties are adjacent to Union County, TN?

Bordering counties are Claiborne CountyGrainger CountyKnox CountyAnderson County and Campbell County .

Union County Courthouse and Government Records

Union County Courthouse

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

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

  • Union County Clerk
    • Address: 825 Main Street, Maynardville, TN 37807
    • Phone: (865) 992-8043
    • Marriage Records: 1864
    • Probate Records: 1859
  • Union County Register of Deeds
    • Address: 901 Main Street, Suite 108, Maynardville, TN 37807
    • Phone: (865) 992-8024
    • Land & Deed Records: 1856
  • Union County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Address: 901 Main Street, Suite 220, Maynardville, TN 37807
    • Phone: 865-992-5493
    • Chancery Court Minutes: ?
    • Circuit Court Minutes: ?
    • County  Court Minutes: 1854

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

Union 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 Union 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 Union County, TN census records are available?

Federal Population Schedules for Union County can be found for 1850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

  • Union County Historical Society Inc., P. O. Box 95, Maynardville, TN 37807; Ph (865) 992-2136; Sponsor of the “Roy Acuff Museum & Library” Hours the museum and library are open is Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., Monday and Tuesday 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Union County Genealogy Resources

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

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

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Union Co. TN Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Union Co. TN Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Union Co. TN Census Records

Union Co. TN Cemeteries & Church Records

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