Coffee County, Tennessee Records

Coffee County, Tennessee (Map It) was created on January 8, 1836 from Franklin County, Warren County and Bedford County. This Coffee County was named in honor of John Coffee (1772–1833), frontiersman, planter, and veteran of Creek War and War of 1812. .Learn More About State of Tennessee History

Coffee County is bordered by Cannon County (north), Warren County (northeast), Grundy County (east), Franklin County (south), Moore County (southwest), Bedford County (west) and Rutherford County (northwest) .

Coffee County Cities and Towns include  Hillsboro, Manchester, Tullahoma .

A Map of Coffee County, Tennessee contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Coffee County, Tennessee Courthouse Records

Coffee County, Tennessee Courthouse
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Coffee County, TN Courthouse

The Coffee County Courthouse is located in Manchester, 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 Coffee 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 Coffee County courthouse in 1876, destroying some records.

  • Coffee County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1853 and Probate Records from 1836.
  • Coffee County Register of Deeds has Land & Deed Records from 1836.
  • Coffee County Clerk of Circuit Court has Chancery Court Minutes from 1872, Circuit Court Minutes from 1852 and County  Court Minutes 1836.
  • Coffee County Property Assessor has Tax Records from 1836-1839, 1856-1862, 1865-1867, 1870, 1875-1900 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.
  • Coffee County Health Department, 800 Park Street, Manchester, TN 37355; (931) 723-5134 , 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).

Coffee County, Tennessee Census Records

Coffee County, Tennessee Vital Records

Coffee County, Tennessee Resources

Coffee County, Tennessee External Links

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