McNairy County, Tennessee Records
McNairy County, Tennessee (Map It) was created on October 8, 1823 from Hardin County. This McNairy County was named in honor of John McNairy, judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Tennessee.
McNairy County Cities and Towns include Adamsville, Bethel Springs, Eastview, Finger, Guys, Michie, Ramer, Selmer, Stantonville .
A Map of McNairy County, Tennessee contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
McNairy County, Tennessee Courthouse Records
McNairy County, TN Courthouse
The McNairy County Courthouse is located in Selmer, 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 McNairy 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.
- McNairy County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1861 and Probate Records from 1872.
- McNairy County Register of Deeds has Land & Deed Records from 1823.
- McNairy County Clerk of Circuit Court has Chancery Court Minutes from 1866, Circuit Court Minutes from 1856 and County Court Minutes 1858.
- McNairy County Property Assessor has Tax Records from 1867-1888, 1890-1900 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.
- McNairy 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).
McNairy 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
McNairy 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
McNairy County, Tennessee Resources
- State of Tennessee Archives and Societies
- McNairy County Archives
- Irving Meek, Jr. Public Library, 204 W. Main Street, PO Box 303, Adamsville, TN 38310 731-632-3572
- McConnico Memorial Library, 225 Oak Grove Road, Selmer, TN 38375 731-645-5571
- RAOGK Volunteers for Tennessee
- McNairy County, Tennessee Message Boards
- Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About McNairy County
McNairy County, Tennessee External Links
- Tennessee Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Tennessee (1795 - 1929 )
- Tennessee Newspaper List by County and City
- McNairy County, Tennessee Books - Amazon
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search
- McNairy County Records on Microfilm - Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early McNairy County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan
- McNairy Co., Tennessee - FindaGrave
- McNairy County History and Culture
- McNairy County, Tennessee Links - Cyndi's List
- McNairy Co. TNGenweb
- McNairy County, Tennessee Ancestry Database Collections
- McNairy Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- McNairy County, Tennessee Military Records