Hawkins County, Tennessee Records
Hawkins County Cities and Towns include Bulls Gap, Church Hill, Kingsport, Mount Carmel, Rogersville, Surgoinsville .
A Map of Hawkins County, Tennessee contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Hawkins County, Tennessee Courthouse Records
Hawkins County, TN Courthouse
The Hawkins County Courthouse is located in Rogersville, 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 Hawkins 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 Hawkins County courthouse in 1863.
- Hawkins County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1820 and Probate Records from 1797.
- Hawkins County Register of Deeds has Land & Deed Records from 1788.
- Hawkins County Clerk of Circuit Court has Chancery Court Minutes from 1825, Circuit Court Minutes from 1810 and County Court Minutes 1827.
- Hawkins County Property Assessor has Tax Records from 1809-1812, 1836, 1837, 1877-1880, 1886, 1892, 1893, 1899, 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.
- Hawkins 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).
Hawkins County, Tennessee Census Records
- Learn More: State of Tennessee Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1800 (part), 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
- State Territory Census: 1770-1790 Census of the Cumberland Settlements
- 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
Hawkins 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
Hawkins County, Tennessee Resources
- State of Tennessee Archives and Societies
- East Tennessee Historical Society
- Hawkins County Archives
- Hawkins County Genealogical & Historical Society
- Stamps Memorial Library, 407 E. Main Street, Rogersville, TN 37857 423-272-8710
- Bulls Gap Railroad Museum and Community Development Corp
- RAOGK Volunteers for Tennessee
- Hawkins County, Tennessee Message Boards
- Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Hawkins County
Hawkins County, Tennessee External Links
- Historical Newspapers from Tennessee (1795 - 1929 )
- Tennessee Newspaper List by County and City
- Hawkins County, Tennessee Books - Amazon
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search
- Hawkins County Records on Microfilm - Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Hawkins County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan
- Hawkins Co., Tennessee - FindaGrave
- Hawkins County History and Culture
- Hawkins County, Tennessee Links - Cyndi's List
- Hawkins Co. TNGenweb
- Hawkins County, Tennessee Ancestry Database Collections
- Hawkins Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- Hawkins County, Tennessee Military Records