Roane County, Tennessee Records
Roane County is bordered by Morgan County (north), Anderson County (northeast), Loudon County (southeast), McMinn County (south), Meigs County (southwest), Rhea County (southwest) and Cumberland County (west) .
Roane County Cities and Towns include Harriman, Kingston, Midtown, Oak Ridge, Oliver Springs, Rockwood, Ten Mile .
A Map of Roane County, Tennessee contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Roane County, Tennessee Courthouse Records
Roane County, TN Courthouse
The Roane County Courthouse is located in Kingston, 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 Roane 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.
- Roane County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1801 and Probate Records from 1802.
- Roane County Register of Deeds has Land & Deed Records from 1801.
- Roane County Clerk of Circuit Court has Chancery Court Minutes from 1824, Circuit Court Minutes from 1810 and County Court Minutes 1801.
- Roane County Property Assessor has Tax Records from 1805, 1837, 1858, 1859, 1878-1900 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.
- Roane 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).
Roane 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
Roane 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
Roane County, Tennessee Resources
- State of Tennessee Archives and Societies
- Roane County Archives, P.O. Box 738, Kingston , TN 37763; Phone: (865) 376-9211
- Roane County Genealogical Society
- Roane County Heritage Commission, Kingston 37763-0297
- Oliver Springs Historical Society
- Harriman Public Library, 601 Walden Street, Harriman, TN 37748 865-882-3195
- Oliver Springs Public Library, (Oliver Springs Historical Society) 610 Walker Street, Oliver Springs, TN 37840 865-435-2509
- Rockwood Public Library, 117 North Front Street, Rockwood, TN 37854 865-354-1281
- RAOGK Volunteers for Tennessee
- Roane County, Tennessee Message Boards
- Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Roane County
Roane County, Tennessee External Links
- Historical Newspapers from Tennessee (1795 - 1929 )
- Tennessee Newspaper List by County and City
- Roane County, Tennessee Books - Amazon
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search
- Roane County Records on Microfilm - Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Roane County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan
- Roane Co., Tennessee - FindaGrave
- Roane County History and Culture
- Roane County, Tennessee Links - Cyndi's List
- Roane Co. TNGenweb
- Roane County, Tennessee Ancestry Database Collections
- Roane Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- Roane County, Tennessee Military Records