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

Polk County vital recordsA fire in the courthouse in Benton, Polk County, Tennessee, destroyed all marriage records from 1839, when the county was formed, to 1893. Existing Polk County records are available at the Tennessee Vital Records Office (http://health.state.tn.us/vr/Genealogy.htm) in Nashville. Fees for copies of birth, marriage, and divorce certificates are $15.00 for the first copy; $5.00 for additional copies. Death certificates are $7.00 each for all copies. The Tennessee State Library and Archives (http://www.tn.gov/tsla/history/county/factpolk.htm) also stores genealogical records for public research. Additionally, copies of records are available by contacting VitalChek (http://www.vitalchek.com/tennessee-express-vital-records.aspx), which charges a processing fee in addition to the Vital Records Office pricing.

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

Polk County
PO Box 293
Benton, TN 37307
Hours of Operation: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 423-338-4537
Assessor: 423-338-4505
Other: 423-338-4526
Other: 423-338-4545
Recording Officer: Register of Deeds
Records Online: Real Estate, Deed

Polk County Marriage & Divorce Records

Polk County Birth & Death Records

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