Union County, Tennessee Records
Union County, Tennessee (Map It) was created on January 3, 1850 from Anderson County, Campbell County, Knox County, Claiborne County and Grainger County. This Union County was named after for its creation from parts of five counties.Learn More About State of Tennessee History
Union County Cities and Towns include Luttrell, Maynardville, Plainview .
A Map of Union County, Tennessee contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Union County, Tennessee Courthouse Records
Union County, TN Courthouse
The Union County Courthouse is located in Maynardville, 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 Union 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 was a fire at the Union County courthouse in 1869 and in the 1870s.
- Union County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1864 and Probate Records from 1859.
- Union County Register of Deeds has Land & Deed Records from 1856.
- Union County Clerk of Circuit Court has Chancery Court Minutes from ?, Circuit Court Minutes from ? and County Court Minutes 1854 .
- Union County Property Assessor has Tax Records from 1854-1868, 1873, 1874, 1893-1898 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.
- Union 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).
Union County, Tennessee Census Records
- Learn More: State of Tennessee Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Union 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
Union County, Tennessee Resources
- State of Tennessee Archives and Societies
- Union County Historical Society Inc
- RAOGK Volunteers for Tennessee
- Union County, Tennessee Message Boards
- Genealogical "Fact Sheets" About Union County
Union County, Tennessee External Links
- Tennessee Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Tennessee (1795 - 1929 )
- Tennessee Newspaper List by County and City
- Union County, Tennessee Books - Amazon
- Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data Property Search
- Union County Records on Microfilm - Order County Microfilm Inventories and Reels
- Early Union County Records Available on Interlibrary Loan
- Union Co., Tennessee - FindaGrave
- Union County History and Culture
- Union County, Tennessee Links - Cyndi's List
- Union Co. TNGenweb
- Union County, Tennessee Ancestry Database Collections
- Union Co. D.O.T. County Highway Map
- Union County, Tennessee Military Records