Maury County, Tennessee Records
Maury County, Tennessee (Map It) was created on November 16, 1807 from Wilson County and Dickson County. This Maury County was named in honor of Tennessee state legislator Abram Poindexter Maury (1801–1848).
Maury County is bordered by Wilson County (north), Marshall County (east), Giles County (south), Lawrence County (southwest), Lewis County (west) and Hickman County (northwest) .
Maury County Cities and Towns include Columbia, Mount Pleasant, Spring Hill .
A Map of Maury County, Tennessee contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Maury County, Tennessee Courthouse Records
Maury County, TN Courthouse
The Maury County Courthouse is located in Columbia, 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 Maury 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.
- Maury County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1808 and Probate Records from 1807.
- Maury County Register of Deeds has Land & Deed Records from 1806.
- Maury County Clerk of Circuit Court has Chancery Court Minutes from 1818, Circuit Court Minutes from 1810 and County Court Minutes 1807.
- Maury County Property Assessor has Tax Records from 1808-1818, 1824-1826, 1830-1837, 1843, 1854, 1857, 1859-1862, 1865-1878, 1883-1890, 1892-1900 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.
- Maury 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).
Maury 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
Maury 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
Maury County, Tennessee Resources
- State of Tennessee Archives and Societies
- Maury County Archives
- Maury County Historical Society, 804 Athenaeum St., Columbia, TN 38401; (931) 388-5373
- Columbia State Community College, John W. Finney Memorial Library, College Archives, 1665 Hampshire Pike, PO Box 1315, Columbia, TN 38402 931-540-2560
- Mt. Pleasant/Maury Phosphate Museum, 108 Public Square, Mt. Pleasant, TN 38474 931-379-9511
- RAOGK Volunteers for Tennessee
- Maury County, Tennessee Message Boards
- Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Maury County
Maury County, Tennessee External Links
- Tennessee Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Tennessee (1795 - 1929 )
- Tennessee Newspaper List by County and City
- Maury County, Tennessee Books - Amazon
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search
- Maury County Records on Microfilm - Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Maury County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan
- Maury Co., Tennessee - FindaGrave
- Maury County History and Culture
- Maury County, Tennessee Links - Cyndi's List
- Maury Co. TNGenweb
- Maury County, Tennessee Ancestry Database Collections
- Maury Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- Maury County, Tennessee Military Records