Henry County, Tennessee Records

Henry County, Tennessee (Map It) was created on November 7, 1821 from Chickasaw Indian lands. This Henry County was named in honor of Revolutionary-era orator and Virginia legislator Patrick Henry (1736–1799).

Henry County is bordered by Calloway County, Kentucky (north), Stewart County (northeast), Benton County (southeast), Carroll County (south), Weakley County (west) and Graves County, Kentucky (northwest) .

Henry County Cities and Towns include Cottage Grove, Henry, Paris, Puryear .

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

Henry County, Tennessee Courthouse Records

Henry County, Tennessee Courthouse
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Henry County, TN Courthouse

The Henry County Courthouse is located in Paris, 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 Henry 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.

  • Henry County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1838 and Probate Records from 1822.
  • Henry County Register of Deeds has Land & Deed Records from 1822.
  • Henry County Clerk of Circuit Court has Chancery Court Minutes from 1846, Circuit Court Minutes from 1834 and County  Court Minutes 1824.
  • Henry County Property Assessor has Tax Records from 1827-1837, 1840, 1843-1861, 1865-1873, 1875-1880, 1883-1885, 1887-1900 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.
  • Henry 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).

Henry County, Tennessee Census Records

Henry County, Tennessee Vital Records

Henry County, Tennessee Resources

Henry County, Tennessee External Links

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