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

Bedford County, Tennessee Overview

Bedford County is located in the state of Tennessee. The county was formed in December 7, 1807. The county was named after Thomas Bedford, early settler. Its county seat is Shelbyville. The county has a total population of 45,058, as of 2010, with its area spanning 475 square miles (land area being 474 square miles, while water area being 1.2 square miles). The county consists of 13 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 37160 recorded as the one with the largest population. Bedford County borders the following counties: Rutherford County, Tennessee to the north; Lincoln County, Tennessee to the south; Coffee County, Tennessee to the east; Marshall County, Tennessee to the west, and; Moore County, Tennessee to the southeast.

Bedford County Clerk Information

Details about the County Clerk:

Property Assessor
The Property Assessor is responsible for the evaluation of all real property, the cadastral mapping of the county, valuation of all business personal property and maintaining ownership records. The property assessor prepares the tax rolls for the trustee and all the municipalities.

Below is the physical address of the Property Assessor:

Rhonda Clanton, Property Assessor
102 North Side Square
US Bank Building (upstairs)
Shelbyville, TN 37160
Phone: (931) 684-6390
Fax: (931) 680-1199
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8AM-4PM

Register of Deeds

The Register of Deeds Office is commissioned by State law to record and preserve certain documents that provide public notice of property ownership, liens and contracts and other transactions and information that affect the public interest.

Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

Johnny Reed, Register of Deeds

108 North Side Square
(US Bank – Basement)
Shelbyville, TN 37160
Phone: (931) 684-5719
Fax: (931) 685-2086
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8AM-4PM

Circuit Court Clerk

The Clerk’s office is an office that keeps records of all criminal and civil cases in Circuit Court and in General Sessions Court. The clerk is responsible for keeping and maintaining all the records. The Clerk is responsible for being in court at all times to record everything that is said by the judge, and for getting the jury for trial when the judge sets the cases.

All records in the Circuit Court office are open to the public with the exception of juvenile records. Fees are charged for copies of records.

Below is the physical address of the Circuit Court Clerk:

Michelle Murray, Circuit Court Clerk
1 Public Square
Suite 200
Shelbyville, TN 37160
Phone: (931) 684-3223
Fax: (931) 684-4141
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8AM-4PM

Bedford, TN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200943,173
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200914,882
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200962
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200941
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009523
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,357
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009162
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009680
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200967
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,131
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200958
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200963
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,374
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009551
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009137
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009246
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200975
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200970
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009991
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009659
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009372
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009123
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200959
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009136
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200928
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200913,109
Bedford County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Bedford 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:Bedford County Marriage License
Location:104 Northside Park Drive, Shelbyville, Tennessee, 37160
Phone:931-684-1921

Bedford County Clerk’s Office

Address: 104 Public Square N, Shelbyville, TN 37160, United States
Phone: 931-684-1921

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