Lookup Public Records in Anderson CountyTennessee. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Anderson County, Tennessee Overview

Anderson County is located in the state of Tennessee. The county was formed in November 6, 1801 and named after Joseph Anderson. The county seat is Clinton. As of 2010, the county has a population of 75,129. The county has a total area of 345 square miles, 337 square miles of which is land, and 7.6 square miles is water. The county consists of 10 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 37830 recorded as the one with the largest population. Anderson County borders the following counties: Campbell County, Tennessee to the north; Morgan County, Tennessee to the west; Union County, Tennessee to the northeast; Scott County, Tennessee to the northwest; Roane County, Tennessee to the southwest, and; Knox County, Tennessee to the southeast.

Anderson County Clerk Information

The County Clerk – Oak Ridge office will be doing birth certificates Monday thru Friday. The cost of a birth certificate is $20.00, and you are required to bring an ID. There is a form that you can download, print and fill out and bring to the office that will expedite the process. The form requires the following information: full name on birth certificate, date and place of birth, full name of parents, siblings’ names, as well as other information required. Below is the link for the Application for Certified Copy of Certificate of Birth form.

Marriage licenses in Anderson County can also be searched up in Tennessee County Clerks’ website in.

You can request a certified copy of any marriage license you find in the search by filling up an online form which requires your user information (name, address and phone) and payment options (either check or credit).

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Jeff Cole, County Clerk
County Clerk’s Office
100 N. Main St., Room 111
Clinton, TN 37716 – 3690
Phone: 865.457.6228
Fax: 865.463.6892

County Clerk’s Office
728 Emory Valley Rd.
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Phone: 865.483.0541
Fax: 865.483.7391
Register of Deeds
Documents recorded since January 1, 1990 may be viewed and copied from this website at no charge as a courtesy of the Register. The search utility in the website allows for searching by name, by book and page / file #, instrument type, and legal description. Documents recorded before January 1, 1990 can be obtained either by visiting the Register’s office in person, or by sending a written request by mail. Information needed for copies include names of buyer/borrower or seller/lender, date of transaction or recording, and the address of the subject party. Charges for certified copies made at the Register’s office are $1.00 per page, excluding plats which are $5.00 per plat.

The Document Search can be found here:

Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:
Tim Shelton, Register of Deeds
100 North Main Street
Suite 205
Clinton, Tennessee 37716
Phone: 865-457-6236
Fax: 865-457-1638
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Property Assessor
The Anderson County Assessor of Property sets an appraised value on each parcel of land located in Anderson County and lists any improvements on it for assessment purposes except for public utility and railroad property.

Property Assessor Website:

An interactive GIS map is provided by the Property Assessor. You can search for a property by Owner Name, Address, or Parcel ID. You can also use the map tools to zoom in and identify properties manually. Search results show information about the parcel, as well as assessment information. The Property Search is available here:

Below is the physical address of the Property Assessor:
John K. Alley, Jr., Property Assessor
Anderson County Courthouse
100 North Main Street
Room 202
Clinton, TN 37716
Phone: 865.457.6225 or 865.457.6219
Fax: 865.457.6266
Circuit Court Clerk
The Anderson County Circuit Court Clerk allows search of case dockets in two courts, civil and criminal. You can view case dockets by entering the case number, party’s name, and/or CSE number. Once found, click the ‘+’ button to the left of the case number to view the docket. The case search can be done here:

Below is the physical address of the Circuit Court Clerk:
William T. Jones, Circuit Court Clerk
Phone: (865) 463-6821
101 S. Main Street,
Clinton, TN 37716

101 Bus Terminal Road,
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Anderson, TN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200978,221
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200917,602
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009132
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009324
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200972
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,688
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20098,264
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009811
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,271
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009266
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200910,026
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009118
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009270
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200910,255
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20091,438
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200998
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009408
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200952
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009174
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20093,256
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20092,324
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009115
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009154
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009343
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009277
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009780
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009105
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200915,728
Anderson County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Anderson County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Title 36, Ch. 3 and Enforcement of antenuptial agreements – Title 36, §36-3-501
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Anderson County Marriage License
Location:100 North Main Street, Clinton, Tennessee, 37716
Phone:865-457-6226

Anderson County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 106 Randolph Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37830, United States
Phone: 865-483-0541

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