Anderson County, Tennessee – In The Mountains of Tennessee
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Archivist – Zach Foster, Certified Archives Manager

Contact Info: 100 N Main Street, Room 101, Clinton, TN 37716-3617 865-457-6242 |
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The purpose of the Anderson County Archives is to receive, process, and preserve the non current, permanent records created by the Anderson County, Tennessee Government, from 1811 to the present.

The Anderson County Archives provides records for researching the origins and history of Anderson County, Tennessee. The Archives provide public access to all holdings with the exception of the juvenile records. It provides local government sources material to court officials, genealogists, the legal profession, historians and the general public. The Archives contain documents such as Marriage Bonds, Divorce Records, Probate Records, Wills, Estates, Court Records, Chancery Court Records, Circuit Court Records, and Tax Records in addition to many more records and information.

The Anderson County Archives does charge for copies. For non-certified copies, there is a charge of one dollar for the first page and fifty cents for each additional page, and for certified copies, two dollars for the first page and fifty cents for each additional page.


For Tennessee Birth and Death Records, contact:

Tennessee Vital Records
421 5th Avenue North
Central Services Building, 1st Floor
Nashville, TN 37247-0450
*Tennessee did not officially register births and deaths until 1914
*When making request to the address listed above, please include a self-addressed and stamped envelope.