Obion County, Tennessee Records
Obion County, Tennessee (Map It) was created on October 24, 1823 from Chickasaw Indian lands. This Obion County was named for the Obion River.
Obion County Cities and Towns include Hornbeak, Obion, Rives, Samburg, South Fulton, Troy, Union City, Woodland Mills .
A Map of Obion County, Tennessee contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Obion County, Tennessee Courthouse Records
Obion County, TN Courthouse
The Obion County Courthouse is located in Union City, 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 Obion 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 an earthquake at the Obion County courthouse in 1842.
- Obion County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1838 and Probate Records from 1834.
- Obion County Register of Deeds has Land & Deed Records from 1824.
- Obion County Clerk of Circuit Court has Chancery Court Minutes from 1854, Circuit Court Minutes from 1826 and County Court Minutes 1824.
- Obion County Property Assessor has Tax Records from 1825-1844, 18949-1872, 1874-1900 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.
- Obion 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).
Obion County, Tennessee Census Records
- Learn More: State of Tennessee Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: , 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- 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
Obion 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
Obion County, Tennessee Resources
- State of Tennessee Archives and Societies
- Obion County Historical Society
- Obion County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 241, Union City, TN 38261
- Obion County Museum, 1004 Edwards Street, Union City, TN 38261 731-885-6774
- Obion County Public Library, 1221 East Reelfoot, Union City, TN 38261 731-885-7000
- RAOGK Volunteers for Tennessee
- Obion County, Tennessee Message Boards
- Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Obion County
Obion County, Tennessee External Links
- Historical Newspapers from Tennessee (1795 - 1929 )
- Tennessee Newspaper List by County and City
- Obion County, Tennessee Books - Amazon
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search
- Obion County Records on Microfilm - Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Obion County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan
- Obion Co., Tennessee - FindaGrave
- Obion County History and Culture
- Obion County, Tennessee Links - Cyndi's List
- Obion Co. TNGenweb
- Obion County, Tennessee Ancestry Database Collections
- Obion Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- Obion County, Tennessee Military Records