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

Williamson County, Tennessee Overview

Williamson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. The county was formed in October 26, 1799. Named after Hugh Williamson, the county seat is Franklin and it has a population of 205,226 as of 2010. The county has a total area of 584 square miles, with its land area encompassing 583 square miles, and its water area 1.2 square miles. The county consists of 16 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 37064 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Williamson County borders the following counties: Davidson County, Tennessee and Cheatham County, Tennessee to the north; Maury County, Tennessee to the south; Rutherford County, Tennessee to the east; Dickson County, Tennessee to the northwest; Hickman County, Tennessee to the southwest, and; Marshall County, Tennessee to the southeast.

Williamson County Clerk Information

The County Clerk has many important functions, such as:

  • County Commission Meeting Duties
  • Issue New County Business Licenses
  • Collect Hotel, Motel and Short Term Rental Property Taxes
  • Issue and Maintain Marriage Licenses
  • Maintain Records of various Utility Districts throughout the county
  • Notaries
  • Making required Records available to the public
  • …among others

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
    Elaine Anderson, County Clerk
    1320 W Main Street
    Suite 135
    Franklin, TN 37064
    Phone: (615) 790-5712
    Fax: (615) 790-5610
    Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

    Register of Deeds

    The primary and most most important function of the Register’s Office is the filing or recording of instruments that affect the legal status of real and personal property. The register also collects some revenue and may record or file powers of attorney and some official instruments (such as county official bonds and certain official reports).

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    Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:
    Sadie Wade, Register of Deeds
    1320 W Main Street
    Suite 201
    Franklin, TN 37064
    Phone: (615) 790-5706
    Fax: (615) 790-5459
    Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

    Archives & Museum

    The Williamson County Archives was created in 1993 by the Williamson County Commission to serve as a repository for all official records of Williamson County, though its treasures extend well beyond that.

    This index database linked below contains over 274,000 entries describing county records including court cases, marriage records, wills and deeds. You can either search for a record, or browse through the record groups. The site also says which years it has records of.

    To obtain copies of Williamson County records, you can contact the office either through phone, mail or email.

    Below is the physical address of the Archives & Museum:
    Aimee Saunders, County Archivist
    611 Main St.
    P.O. Box 1006
    Franklin, TN 37065-1006
    Phone: (615) 790-5462
    Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm., Monday – Friday

    Circuit Court Clerk

    The Circuit Court Clerk’s office is responsible for maintaining all records in the Williamson County Circuit and General Sessions Court. The office is also required to attend court and do court duties.

    Below is the physical address of the Circuit Court Clerk:

    Debbie McMillan Barrett, Circuit Court Clerk
    Williamson County Judicial Center
    135 4th Ave South Franklin, TN 37064
    Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Phone: (615) 790-5454
    Fax Numbers
    Circuit Civil: 615-790-5432
    Circuit Criminal: 615-790-5411
    General Sessions Civil: 615-790-5483
    General Sessions Criminal: 790-5478

    Williamson, TN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009193,352
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200916,549
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009809
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,369
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009957
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009385
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20092,933
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200930,400
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20092,973
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20095,710
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009653
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200927,510
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009563
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009625
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200925,639
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20097,468
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009280
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,388
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20093,389
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009309
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20091,087
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20098,496
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20097,464
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009206
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009639
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,908
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009797
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009681
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,960
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009119
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200935,544
    Williamson County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Williamson 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:Williamson County Marriage License
    Location:1320 West Main Street, Franklin, Tennessee, 37064
    Phone:615-790-5712

    Williamson County Register of Deeds
    County Government Office

    Address: 1320 W Main St #201, Franklin, TN 37064, United States
    Phone: 615-790-5706

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