Rutherford County, TN Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce Records
Rutherford County, Tennessee (http://www.rutherfordcountytn.gov/index.htm), was formed in 1802 and the county seat is Murfreesboro, which served as the capital of the state from June 1818 to April 1826. Nashville became the state capital in 1843. Vital records from the county are sent to the Tennessee Vital Records Office (http://health.state.tn.us/vr/Genealogy.htm). Copies of birth, marriage, and divorce certificates can be purchased for $15.00; death certificates cost $7.00. Older records are transferred to the Tennessee State Library and Archives (http://www.tn.gov/tsla/history/county/factrutherford.htm) for public use and family research. For Internet access to vital records, contact VitalChek (http://www.vitalchek.com/tennessee-express-vital-records.aspx), which charges a processing fee in addition to the Vital Records Office document pricing.
Rutherford County Recorder Office - Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Records
PO Box 5050
Murfreesboro, TN 37133-5050
Hours of Operation: 8AM-4PM
Recording Officer: Register of Deeds
Records Online: Real Estate, Deed, Judgment, Lien, UCC
Assessor Fax: 615-896-2759
Rutherford County Marriage & Divorce Records
Rutherford County Birth & Death Records
About Rutherford County, Tennessee
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