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

Rutherford County, Tennessee Overview

Rutherford County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. The county was formed in October 25, 1803. Named after Griffith Rutherford, the county seat is Murfreesboro and it has a population of 308,251 as of 2016. The county has a total area of 624 square miles, with its land area encompassing 619 square miles, and its water area 4.7 square miles. The county consists of 18 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 37130 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Rutherford County borders the following counties: Wilson County, Tennessee to the north; Bedford County, Tennessee to the south; Cannon County, Tennessee to the east; Williamson County, Tennessee to the west; Davidson County, Tennessee to the northwest; Marshall County, Tennessee to the southwest, and; Coffee County, Tennessee to the southeast.

Rutherford County Clerk Information

In addition to issuing license plate registrations, the county clerk issues business licenses, marriage licenses, county beer permits, notary public at large commissions and passports. The county clerk also handles conservatorships, guardianships and the probating of estates (wills). As clerk of the Rutherford County Board of Commissioners, the County Clerk also keeps official minutes and records of the activities of the commission and the Rutherford County Beer Board.

Public record requests shall also be made to the Public Records Request Coordinator (”PRRC”) or his/her designee in order to ensure public record requests are routed to the appropriate records custodian and fulfilled in a timely manner. Requests for inspection may be made orally or in writing using the attached Public Records Request Form. Requests for copies, or requests for inspection and copies, shall be made in writing using the same attached Public Records Request Form. The form requires your contact information, as well as the specifics of your requests. More information and the request form can be found in the Public Record Request Policy here.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Lisa Duke Crowell, County Clerk
319 N Maple St.
Suite 121
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-7800
Fax: (615) 898-7830
Hours: 8AM – 4PM Monday-Thursday, 8AM – 5PM Friday

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. To sear, under recording class, specify TVA Map Box Y or Z. Under Book, put the desired year. Under Page put page one (1) for the index page. Once you have located the page number from the index you go back out and put year and page number and it will take you to your map.

Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:
Heather Dawbarn, Register of Deeds
#319 N. Maple Street
Room 133
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-7870
Fax: (615) 898-7987
Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm

Property Assessor

The Rutherford County Assessor of Property is required to locate, classify and set an appraised value on all taxable property located in Rutherford County and any improvements on it for assessment purposes according to the laws of the State of Tennessee.

The Property Assessor’s Office has provided an online property search in their website. Search criteria include owner name, property address, parcel number, subdivision name, street name and number, and account number. Search results return comprehensive information about the matched parcels. The link to the property search is given below.

Below is the physical address of the Property Assessor:

Circuit Court Clerk

The Rutherford County Circuit Court Clerk Melissa Harrell is an elected official who serves for a term of four years and is responsible for all filings, processing and final disposition of cases, which include several phases of the Civil and Criminal law procedures in the Juvenile, General Sessions (Civil & Criminal), Circuit Civil and Circuit Criminal Courts.

To access court records, visit the link provided below. Click “Subscription Login” (in the upper-right corner). Then use the following username and password to log in:
Username: rccourts
Password: records

Rutherford, TN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009244,750
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200946,386
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009651
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009958
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009468
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009311
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20093,610
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200923,688
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20092,852
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20096,032
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009955
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200926,872
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009380
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009536
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200927,906
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20095,981
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200979
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,390
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20093,531
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009122
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009700
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20097,664
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20095,349
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009427
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009870
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,551
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009344
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009251
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,411
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009416
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200970,408
Rutherford County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Rutherford 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:Rutherford County Marriage License
Location:319 North Maple Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 37130
Phone:615-898-7800

Rutherford County Clerk Office

Address: 205 I St, Smyrna, TN 37167, United States
Phone: 615-459-9692

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