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

Overton County, Tennessee Overview

Overton County is located in the state of Tennessee. The county was formed in September 1806 and named after John Overton. The county seat is Livingston. As of 2010, the county has a population of 22,083. The county has a total area of 435 square miles, 433 square miles of which is land, and 1.4 square miles is water. The county consists of 12 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 38570 recorded as the one with the largest population. Overton County borders the following counties: Putnam County, Tennessee to the south; Fentress County, Tennessee to the east; Jackson County, Tennessee to the west; Pickett County, Tennessee to the northeast, and; Clay County, Tennessee to the northwest.

Overton County Clerk Information

Elected to a four year term, the County Clerk offers services related to the following:

  • Title
  • Marriage Records and Issuance of Marriage License
  • County Business License
  • Notary Seals
  • Hunting
  • Beer Permits
  • …among others

    When the Overton County Archive is completed, all Marriage Records from 1878 through present will be entered into the Overton County Archive. The County Clerk’s office has limited birth and death records.
    You can also download a marriage application form here.

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

    Victoria Looper, County Clerk
    317 E. University Street, Room #22
    Livingston, Tennessee 38570
    Phone: 931-823-2631
    Fax: 931-823-2696

    Register of Deeds

    Records can be accessed through www.ustitlesearch.net. This website also offers a fee calculator as well as a full directory of all register in the state. To log on, click the Logon menu option in the website and enter your username and password. If you do not have a username and password, click the Subscribe menu option.

    Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

    Franklin D. “Peck” Smith, Register of Deeds
    317 E. University Avenue,
    Livingston, Tennessee 38570
    Phone: (931) 823-4011

    Assessor of Property

    It is the Assessor’s responsibility to discover, list, classify, and value all property within the jurisdiction of Overton County for tax purposes, making every deed transfer that is recorded and making all map changes to ensure correct property ownership as recorded with the Overton County Register of Deeds.

    The Property Assessor has provided an online property search in their website. Search criteria include owner name, property address, parcel ID, subdivision name, classification, and sale date. Search results return comprehensive information. The link to the property search is given below. You can also see the GIS map of the parcel by clicking on the button.

    Below is the physical address of the Assessor of Property:

    Cara Boone, Assessor of Property
    317 E University St. Suite 34
    Livingston TN 38570
    Phone: 931-823-1651
    Fax: 931-403-1130

    Below is the physical address of the Circuit Court Clerk:

    Barbara Matthews, Circuit Court Clerk
    1000 John T. Poindexter Dr.
    Livingston, TN 38570
    Phone: 931-823-2312
    Fax: 931-823-9728

    Overton, TN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200919,761
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20098,864
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20096
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009345
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,388
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009142
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009143
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200947
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,578
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20097
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,548
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009338
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200948
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009136
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20093
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009304
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009372
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200912
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200990
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200940
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200974
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009158
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20093,037
    Overton County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Overton 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:Overton County Marriage License
    Location:317 East University Street, Livingston, Tennessee, 38570
    Phone:931-823-2631

    Overton County Clerk’s Office

    Address: 317 E. University Street, Room #22 Livingston, Tennessee 38570
    Phone: 931-823-2631

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