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

Lincoln County, Tennessee Overview

Lincoln County is located in the state of Tennessee. Named after Benjamin Lincoln, the county was formed in 1809 and its county seat is Fayetteville. The county has a total population of 33,361, as of 2010, with its area spanning 571 square miles (land area being 570 square miles, while water area being 0.4 square miles). The county consists of 11 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 37334 recorded as the one with the largest population. Lincoln County borders the following counties: Bedford County, Tennessee to the north; Madison County, Alabama to the south; Franklin County, Tennessee to the east; Giles County, Tennessee to the west; Moore County, Tennessee to the northeast; Marshall County, Tennessee to the northwest, and; Limestone County, Alabama to the southwest.

Lincoln County Clerk Information

The County Clerk

  • Keeps the official record of the legislative body.
  • Collects certain local and state taxes
  • The county clerk also issues marriage licenses.

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

    ​Phyllis F. Counts, Lincoln County Clerk
    112 Main Avenue South, Room 102
    Fayetteville, Tennessee 37334
    Phone: (931) 433-2454
    Fax: (931) 433-9304

    Register of Deeds

    The Register of Deeds records deeds, powers of attorney, mortgages, liens contracts, plats, leases, judgments, wills, court orders, military discharges, papers under the Uniform Commercial Code, and other types of instruments. The office is responsible for collecting “transfer” and “mortgage” taxes. It also provides public notice of property ownership, liens, contracts, and other transactions.

    All records in the Office are public record and may be viewed at anytime during regular business hours. Copies are available for a small fee.

    Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

    Randy Delap, Lincoln County Register of Deeds
    112 Main Avenue South, Room 104
    Fayetteville, Tennessee 37334
    Phone: (931) 433-5366
    Fax: (931) 433-9312

    Assessor of Property

    The Assessor of Property serves two basic functions: Appraisal and assessment of the value of property. Assessors are also required to maintain property maps of the County.

    The records in the Assessor of Property Office are open to the public.

    Below is the physical address of the Assessor of Property:

    Paul Braden, Assessor of Property
    112 Main Avenue South, Room 105
    Fayetteville, Tennessee 37334
    Phone: (931) 433-5409
    Fax: (931) 433-9979

    Circuit Court Clerk

    The Circuit Court Clerk also serves as General Sessions and Juvenile Court Clerk and performs all clerical functions of these Courts. The Office maintains all files and preserves the minutes of Circuit and Juvenile Court, as well as it records all court judgments or decrees and receipts and disbursements in all cases.

    Below is the physical address of the Circuit Court Clerk:

    Lisa Simmons, Circuit Court Clerk
    112 Main Avenue South, Room 203
    Fayetteville, Tennessee 37334
    Phone: (931) 433-2334
    Fax: (931) 438-1577

    Lincoln, TN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200931,395
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20098,351
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200942
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009583
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20094,129
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009164
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009352
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200955
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,210
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200992
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20094,196
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009468
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009126
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009272
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009121
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,345
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009442
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20098
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009208
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200983
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20096,889
    Lincoln County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Lincoln 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:Lincoln County Marriage License
    Location:112 Main Avenue South, Fayetteville, Tennessee, 37334
    Phone:931-433-2454

    Lincoln County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 112 Main Ave S #102, Fayetteville, TN 37334, United States
    Phone: 931-433-2454

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