Jackson County, Tennessee Records
Jackson County Cities and Towns include Gainesboro .
A Map of Jackson County, Tennessee contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Jackson County, Tennessee Courthouse Records
Jackson County, TN Courthouse
The Jackson County Courthouse is located in Gainesboro, 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 Jackson 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 were fires at the Jackson County courthouse in 1872 and 1926, most early records were destroyed.
- Jackson County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1872 and Probate Records from 1872.
- Jackson County Register of Deeds has Land & Deed Records from 1872 .
- Jackson County Clerk of Circuit Court has Chancery Court Minutes from 1840, Circuit Court Minutes from 1872 and County Court Minutes 1872 .
- Jackson County Property Assessor has Tax Records from 1802, 1803, 1812, 1836, 1872-1874, 1878-1888, 1890-1899 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.
- Jackson 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).
Jackson 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
Jackson 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
Jackson County, Tennessee Resources
- State of Tennessee Archives and Societies
- Jackson County Archives, 379 Glenn Jones Road, Gainesboro , TN 38562; Phone: (931) 268-2933
- Jackson County Historical Society
- Charles Ralph Holland Memorial Library, 205 W. Hull Avenue, PO Box 647, Gainesboro, TN 38562 931-268-9190
- Granville Museum
- RAOGK Volunteers for Tennessee
- Jackson County, Tennessee Message Boards
- Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Jackson County
Jackson County, Tennessee External Links
- Historical Newspapers from Tennessee (1795 - 1929 )
- Tennessee Newspaper List by County and City
- Jackson County, Tennessee Books - Amazon
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search
- Jackson County Records on Microfilm - Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Jackson County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan
- Jackson Co., Tennessee - FindaGrave
- Jackson County History and Culture
- Jackson County, Tennessee Links - Cyndi's List
- Jackson Co. TNGenweb
- Jackson County, Tennessee Ancestry Database Collections
- Jackson Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- Jackson County, Tennessee Military Records