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

Weakley County, Tennessee Overview

Weakley County is located in the state of Tennessee. Named after Robert Weakley, the county was formed in October 21, 1823 and its county seat is Dresden. The county has a total population of 35,021, as of 2010, with its area spanning 582 square miles (land area being 580 square miles, while water area being 1.4 square miles). The county consists of 11 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 38237 recorded as the one with the largest population. Weakley County borders the following counties: Graves County, Kentucky to the north; Henry County, Tennessee to the east; Obion County, Tennessee to the west; Hickman County, Kentucky to the northwest; Gibson County, Tennessee to the southwest, and; Carroll County, Tennessee to the southeast.

Weakley County Clerk Information

The Clerk has many important functions within the county government. The County Clerk serves as clerk of the county legislative body, keeps records of the county legislative body and sends required notices.

A myriad of forms, all available in PDF format, can be readily download in the link given below. Forms regarding affidavits, business licenses, marriage licenses, motor vehicles, and notary public are available for download.

As member of the Public Records Commission, you can also request public records from the County Clerk.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Kim Hughey, County Clerk
116 West Main Street, Room 104
Dresden, TN 38225
Phone: 731-364-2285
Fax: 731-364-5236
Email: kimhughey@weakleycountytn.gov
Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, M – F

Register of Deeds

The Register of Deeds is responsible for maintaining public records and documents relating to real estate ownership.

TitleSearcher allows online access to land record documents 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You’ll find images and index information for deeds, mortgages, releases, power of attorneys, restrictions, plat maps, and any other document types filed at the county recorder’s office. Members enjoy the ability to search for documents by name, book and page, subdivision & lot information, instrument number, legal description, document type and daily notebooks. Document images are made available in both TIFF and PDF format for hassle free viewing and printing.

Recording fees for documents and instruments are listed in the link below.

Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

Donna Winstead, Register of Deeds
116 West Main Street, Room 102
Dresden, TN 38225
Phone: 731-364-3646
Fax: 731-364-5284
Email: weakley@titlesearcher.com
Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, M – F

Assessor of Property

The duties of the Assessor of Property are as follows

  • Appraises and assesses all taxable real and personal property not appraised by the state
  • Perform countywide reappraisal programs on a five year cycle in order to keep appraisals current.
  • Maintains ownership information and property maps showing ownership boundaries.
  • Is required by law to verify certain information on real estate sales.

    All Weakley County property information can be found at the links given at the webpage below.

    Below is the physical address of the Assessor of Property:
    David Tuck, Assessor of Property
    116 W. Main St. Room G01
    Dresden, TN 38225
    Phone: 731-364-3677
    Fax: 731-364-3011
    Email: weakleyassessor@frontiernet.net
    Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, M – F

    Circuit Court Clerk

    Circuit Court fees required to file a civil case in General Sessions Court are listed in the link given below.

    Below is the physical address of the Circuit Court Clerk:
    Jennifer Killebrew, Circuit Court Clerk
    116 West Main Street, Room 203
    Dresden, TN 38225
    Phone: 731-364-3455
    Fax: 731-364-6765
    Email: jenny.killebrew@tncourts.gov
    Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, M – F

    Weakley, TN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200929,352
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20096,439
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009267
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009140
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200960
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200940
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009441
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,394
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009162
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009539
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200931
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,177
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20093
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200966
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20094,300
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009347
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200986
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009367
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20098
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009973
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009585
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200912
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200953
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200926
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009182
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200917
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20097,343
    Weakley County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Weakley 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:Weakley County Marriage License
    Location:P.O. Box 587, Courthouse Square, Room 104, Dresden, Tennessee, 38225
    Phone:731-364-2285

    Weakley County Clerk’s Office

    Address: 116 West Main Street, Room 104 Dresden, TN 38225
    Phone: 731-364-2285

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