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Williamson County, Tennessee

Williamson County, Tennessee Facts

When was Williamson County, TN Created?

Williamson County was founded on October 26, 1799 from Davidson County.

What is the County Seat of Williamson County, TN?

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

What counties are adjacent to Williamson County, TN?

Bordering counties are Davidson CountyRutherford CountyMarshall CountyMaury CountyHickman CountyDickson County and Cheatham County (north-northwest) .

Williamson County Courthouse and Government Records

Williamson County Courthouse

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

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

  • Williamson County Clerk
    • Address: P.O. Box 624, 1320 W. Main St., Suite 135, Franklin, TN 37065
    • Phone: (615) 790-5712
    • Marriage Records: 1800
    • Probate Records: 1800
  • Williamson County Register of Deeds
    • Address: 1320 West Main Street, P.O. Box 808, Franklin, TN 37065-0808
    • Phone: (931) 790-5706
    • Land & Deed Records: 1799
  • Williamson County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Address: 135 4th Avenue South, Room 203, Franklin, TN 37064
    • Phone: 615-790-5454
    • Chancery Court Minutes: 1825
    • Circuit Court Minutes: 1810
    • County  Court Minutes: 1800

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

Williamson 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 Williamson 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 Williamson County, TN census records are available?

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

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

Williamson County Genealogy Resources

Where can I connect with other Williamson County, TN Researchers through message boards and forums?

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

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

Williamson Co. TN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Williamson Co. TN Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Williamson Co. TN Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Williamson Co. TN Census Records

Williamson Co. TN Cemeteries & Church Records

Williamson Co. TN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Williamson Co. TN General and History Websites

Williamson Co. TN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Williamson Co. TN Military Records