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

Henderson County, Tennessee Overview

Henderson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. The county was formed in 1821. Named after James Henderson, the county seat is Lexington and it has a population of 27,769 as of 2010. The county has a total area of 526 square miles, with its land area encompassing 520 square miles, and its water area 5.8 square miles. The county consists of 13 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 38351 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Henderson County borders the following counties: Carroll County, Tennessee to the north; Decatur County, Tennessee to the east; Madison County, Tennessee to the west; Chester County, Tennessee to the southwest, and; Hardin County, Tennessee to the southeast.

Henderson County Clerk Information

The duties of the County Clerk include

  • Archiving County Commission documents, official proceedings, ordinances, and resolutions
  • Administering business licenses, DMV tags, boat licenses, marriage licenses, hunting and fishing licenses, Notary Public applications
  • Providing Notary Public services
  • Administering Special Events Permits
    Renewing

  • Providing picture identifications for voting purposes

    The County Clerk’s Office is responsible for public records and other information, including all resolutions and ordinances that are adopted by the County Commission. Public records and other information can be requested from the County Clerk’s Office by submitting the Records and Information Request Form. For more information, please contact the County Clerk’s Office

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

    Carolyn Holmes, County Clerk
    17 Monroe St.
    Lexington , TN 38351
    Phone: (731) 968-2856
    Fax: (731) 968-6644
    Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

    Register of Deeds

    The Register of Deeds is the custodian of legal documents pertaining to real property. These documents include Warranty Deeds, Deeds of Trust, Releases, Powers of Attorney, Liens, Plats, Amendments and other miscellaneous documents designated by state law to be recorded by the Register of Deeds.

    The office can make copies of all documents on record or e-mail them at your request. Also, this is a public records office and all things on record are viewable by anyone at their request, except military discharge without proper I.D.

    Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

    Doug Bartholomew, Register of Deeds
    17 Monroe St
    Lexington, TN 38351
    Phone: (731) 968-2941
    Fax: (731) 968-9085
    Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Circuit Court Clerk

    Below is the physical address of the Circuit Court Clerk:

    Beverly Dunaway, Circuit and General Sessions Court Clerk
    170 Justice Center Dr
    Lexington, TN 38351
    Phone: (731) 968-2031
    Fax: (731) 967-9441
    Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

    Henderson, TN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200922,372
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20095,421
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200957
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200928
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009125
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,284
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009274
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009401
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200927
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,712
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20095
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,002
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009543
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200926
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200992
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009121
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20095
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009683
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009346
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009215
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009107
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200917
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200988
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20095,590
    Henderson County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Henderson 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:Henderson County Marriage License
    Location:17 Monroe Street, Lexington, Tennessee, 38351
    Phone:731-968-2856

    Henderson County Clerk’s Office

    Address: 17 Monroe St. Lexington , TN 38351, USA
    Phone: (731) 968-2856

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