Rhea County, TN Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce Records

Rhea County vital recordsDayton, the county seat of Rhea County, Tennessee, is distinguished because of the legendary Scopes Trial in 1925. In 1869 and again in 1927, two years after the trial, fires damaged some records in the courthouse, but marriage records remain intact. Requests for copies of other vital records should be directed to the state Department of Health, Office of Vital Records (http://health.state.tn.us/vr/Genealogy.htm). The office does not accept online orders; requests may be directed to an independent company VitalChek (http://www.vitalchek.com/tennessee-express-vital-records.aspx), which charges a processing fee. The Tennessee State Library and Archives (http://www.tn.gov/tsla/history/county/factrhea.htm) also maintains early county records for public use and research.

Rhea County Recorder Office - Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Records


Rhea County
375 Church St #106
Dayton, TN 37321
Hours of Operation: 8AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 423-775-7841

Real Estate: 423-775-7841
Assessor: 423-775-7840
Treasurer: 423-775-7810
Other: 423-775-7808
Recording Officer: Register of Deeds
Records Online: Real Estate, Deed
Assessor Fax: 423-570-5201

Rhea County Marriage & Divorce Records - County Courts


Category: Courts
Rhea County - Chancery Court Clerk
1475 Market Street Basement
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: (423)775-7806
Fax: (423)570-2379

Rhea County Birth & Death Records

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