Moore County, Tennessee Records
Moore County, Tennessee (Map It) was created on December 14, 1871 from Bedford County, Franklin County, Coffee County and Lincoln County. This Moore County was named in honor of Tennessee state legislator William Moore.Learn More About State of Tennessee History
Moore County Cities and Towns include Lynchburg .
A Map of Moore County, Tennessee contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Moore County, Tennessee Courthouse Records
Moore County, TN Courthouse
The Moore County Courthouse is located in Lynchburg, 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 Moore 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.
- Moore County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1872 and Probate Records from 1872 .
- Moore County Register of Deeds has Land & Deed Records from 1872 .
- Moore County Clerk of Circuit Court has Chancery Court Minutes from 1872, Circuit Court Minutes from 1872 and County Court Minutes 1872 .
- Moore County Property Assessor has Tax Records from 1872-1874, 1880-1900 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.
- Moore 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).
Moore County, Tennessee Census Records
- Learn More: State of Tennessee Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Moore 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
Moore County, Tennessee Resources
- State of Tennessee Archives and Societies
- Moore County Archives, 2370 Bartlett Hollow Rd., Petersburg , TN 37144; Phone: (931) 684-8067
- Moore County Public Library, 17 Majors Blvd., PO Box 602, Lynchburg, TN 37352 931-759-7285
- Motlow State Community College, Crouch Library, 6015 Ledford Mill Road, PO Box 8500, Lynchburg, TN 37352 931-393-1670
- RAOGK Volunteers for Tennessee
- Moore County, Tennessee Message Boards
- Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Moore County
Moore County, Tennessee External Links
- Tennessee Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Tennessee (1795 - 1929 )
- Tennessee Newspaper List by County and City
- Moore County, Tennessee Books - Amazon
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search
- Moore County Records on Microfilm - Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Moore County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan
- Moore Co., Tennessee - FindaGrave
- Chestnut Ridge Cousins Chestnut Ridge Cousins is a genealogical organization, formed in 2002, committed to sharing family history with all our cousins. The Chestnut Ridge area is located in Middle Tennessee where the current Bedford, Lincoln, Marshall, and Moore counties all come together.
- Moore County History and Culture
- Moore County, Tennessee Links - Cyndi's List
- Moore Co. TNGenweb
- Moore County, Tennessee Ancestry Database Collections
- Moore Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- Moore County, Tennessee Military Records