Dickson County, Tennessee Records
Dickson County, Tennessee (Map It) was created on October 25, 1803 from Montgomery County and Robertson County. This Dickson County was named in honor of U.S. Representative William Dickson (1770–1816).
Dickson County Cities and Towns include Burns, Charlotte, Dickson, Slayden, Vanleer, White Bluff .
A Map of Dickson County, Tennessee contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Dickson County, Tennessee Courthouse Records
Dickson County, TN Courthouse
The Dickson County Courthouse is located in Charlotte, Tennessee. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Dickson county or in the Tennessee State Library & Archives. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
There was a fire at the Dickson County courthouse in 1830, some records were destroyed.
- Dickson County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1817 and Probate Records from 1803.
- Dickson County Register of Deeds has Land & Deed Records from 1804.
- Dickson County Clerk of Circuit Court has Chancery Court Minutes from 1836, Circuit Court Minutes from 1810 and County Court Minutes 1804.
- Dickson County Property Assessor has Tax Records from 1831-1836, 1839, 1841-1845, 1847-1856, 1858-1862, 1865-1871, 1880-1900 and are located at the Tennessee State Library and Archives. Tax lists can be used to locate families, document historic properties and study community history. Early tax lists generally include all white males over 21 and indicate whether they owned land or slaves.
- Dickson County Health Department issues birth certificates and death certificates (deaths which occurred in that county within the past three years, and a few county health departments keep death records for longer periods of time).
Dickson County, Tennessee Census Records
- Learn More: State of Tennessee Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1810 (part), 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Dickson County, Tennessee Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Tennessee Vital Records
- Birth Records: from January 1914 to present, also for Nashville since June 1881, for Knoxville since July 1881, and for Chattanooga since January 1882
- Marriage, Divorce and Death Records: from the past 50 years to present.
- Locations: Tennessee Office of Vital Records, Tennessee State Library and Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Tennessee Office of Vital Records, 1st Floor, Central Services Building, 421 Fifth Avenue, North, Nashville, TN 37243; PH: 615-741-1763
Dickson County, Tennessee Resources
- State of Tennessee Archives and Societies
- Dickson County Archives, P.O. Box 155, Charlotte , TN 37036; Phone: (615) 789-7012
- Dickson County Historical & Genealogical Society
Dickson County Public Library, 206 Henslee Drive, Dickson, TN 37055 615-446-8293
- Dickson County Historian, 204 North Main Street, Dickson, Tennessee 37055; (615) 446-2359
- RAOGK Volunteers for Tennessee
- Dickson County, Tennessee Message Boards
- Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Dickson County
Dickson County, Tennessee External Links
- Historical Newspapers from Tennessee (1795 - 1929 )
- Tennessee Newspaper List by County and City
- Dickson County, Tennessee Books - Amazon
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search
- Dickson County Records on Microfilm - Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Dickson County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan
- Dickson Co., Tennessee - FindaGrave
- Dickson County History and Culture
- Dickson County, Tennessee Links - Cyndi's List
- Dickson Co. TNGenweb
- Dickson County, Tennessee Ancestry Database Collections
- Dickson Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- Dickson County, Tennessee Military Records