White County, Tennessee Records

White County, Tennessee (Map It) was created on September 11, 1806 from Jackson County and Smith County. This White County was named in honor of John White, Revolutionary War soldier and the first European-American settler in the county

White County is bordered by Bledsoe County (Southeast), Cumberland County (East), DeKalb County (West), Putnam County (North), Van Buren County (South) and Warren County (Southwest) .

White County Cities and Towns include Doyle, Sparta .

A Map of White County, Tennessee contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

White County, Tennessee Courthouse Records

White County, Tennessee Courthouse
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White County, TN Courthouse

The White County Courthouse is located in Sparta, 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 White 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.

  • White County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1806 and Probate Records from 1806.
  • White County Register of Deeds has Land & Deed Records from 1801.
  • White County Clerk of Circuit Court has Chancery Court Minutes from 1842, Circuit Court Minutes from 1859 and County  Court Minutes 1806.
  • White County Property Assessor has Tax Records from 1811-1818, 1821-1829, 1832-1841, 1847-1850, 1863, 1871-1889, 1891-1900 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.
  • White 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).

White County, Tennessee Census Records

White County, Tennessee Vital Records

White County, Tennessee Resources

White County, Tennessee External Links

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