Henderson County, Tennessee Records
Henderson County Cities and Towns include Lexington, Parkers Crossroads, Sardis .
A Map of Henderson County, Tennessee contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Henderson County, Tennessee Courthouse Records
Henderson County, TN Courthouse
The Henderson County Courthouse is located in Lexington, 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 Henderson 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.
Most early records have been lost because of courthouse fires in 1863 and 1895.
- Henderson County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1893 and Probate Records from 1895.
- Henderson County Register of Deeds has Land & Deed Records from 1856.
- Henderson County Clerk of Circuit Court has Chancery Court Minutes from 1880, Circuit Court Minutes from 1895 and County Court Minutes 1860.
- Henderson County Property Assessor has Tax Records from 1836, 1837, 1895-1899 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.
- Henderson 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).
Henderson 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
Henderson 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
Henderson County, Tennessee Resources
- State of Tennessee Archives and Societies
- Everett Horn Public Library, 702 West Church Street, Lexington, TN 38351 731-968-3239
- RAOGK Volunteers for Tennessee
- Henderson County, Tennessee Message Boards
- Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Henderson County
Henderson County, Tennessee External Links
- Historical Newspapers from Tennessee (1795 - 1929 )
- Tennessee Newspaper List by County and City
- Henderson County, Tennessee Books - Amazon
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search
- Henderson County Records on Microfilm - Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Henderson County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan
- Henderson Co., Tennessee - FindaGrave
- Henderson County History and Culture
- Henderson County, Tennessee Links - Cyndi's List
- Henderson Co. TNGenweb
- Henderson County, Tennessee Ancestry Database Collections
- Henderson Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- Henderson County, Tennessee Military Records