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

Jefferson County, Tennessee Overview

Jefferson County is located in the state of Tennessee. The county was formed in June 11, 1792 and named after Thomas Jefferson. The county seat is Dandridge. As of 2010, the county has a population of 51,407. The county has a total area of 314 square miles, 274 square miles of which is land, and 40 square miles is water. The county consists of 8 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 37725 recorded as the one with the largest population. Jefferson County borders the following counties: Grainger County, Tennessee to the north; Sevier County, Tennessee to the south; Knox County, Tennessee to the west; Hamblen County, Tennessee to the northeast, and; Cocke County, Tennessee to the southeast.

Jefferson County Clerk Information

The Jefferson County Clerk’s office provides many different services for the citizens of Jefferson County. The Clerk’s Office now offers online automobile renewals, notary public applications, marriage applications, and payment of business tax/licenses.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Frank Herndon, Jefferson County Clerk
214 W Main Street, PO Box 710
Dandridge, TN 37725
Phone: 865-397-2935
Fax: 865-397-3839

Register of Deeds

The Register of Deeds office holds records from 1792 to the present. The office records all types of deeds, assignments, releases and other instruments.

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Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

Ed Stiner, Register of Deeds
202 West Main Street
Dandridge, TN 37725
Phone: (865) 397-2918
Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Property Assessor

The Assessor of Properties Office is responsible for identifying and valuing all taxable property within Jefferson County. The assessor’s office processes all recorded documents that transfer property, map any new property and update ownership and address information.

All appraisal information and the property records can be accessed online at

Below is the physical address of the Property Assessor:

Susan Gaddis Gass, Assessor of Property
202 W. Main St
Dandridge, TN 37725
Phone: 865-397-3326

Circuit Court Clerk

Circuit Courts service contract disputes, civil torts, condemnations, worker’s compensation claims, domestic matters and the administration of estates.

Online court dockets can be viewed here:

Dockets are updated daily at the close of business hours.

Below is the physical address of the Circuit Court Clerk:

Penny O. Murphy, Jefferson County Circuit Court/General Sessions Court Clerk
765 Justice Center Drive
P. O. Box 671
Dandridge, TN 37725
Phone: (865) 397-2786

Jefferson, TN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200949,920
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200917,545
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200953
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009164
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200969
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009723
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20094,611
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009189
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009832
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009111
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20095,886
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200947
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200948
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20095,267
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009759
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009459
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009659
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200935
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009124
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,677
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,347
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200957
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009106
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200957
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200998
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009309
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200935
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20098,282

Jefferson County Clerk’s Office

Address: 214 W Main St, Dandridge, TN 37725, United States
Phone: 865-397-9181

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