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Bedford County, TN Public Records

17th District Circuit Court
1 Public Sq, #200
Shelbyville, TN 37160 www.bedfordcountytn.org/circuitco...
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 931-684-3223
F: 931-684-4141
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $25,000
Restricted Records: No juvenile, adoptions, mental health, expunged or sealed records released
The Clerk’s office keeps records of all criminal and civil cases in Circuit Court and in General Sessions Court. However the office does not perform record checks or name checks.
Chancery Court
1 Public Sq, #302
Shelbyville, TN 37160 www.bedfordcountytn.org/chanceryc...
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 931-684-1672
F: 931-680-0144
Jurisdiction: Civil, Probate
Restricted Records: No adoption records released
General Sessions Court
1 Public Sq, #200
Shelbyville, TN 37160 www.bedfordcountytn.org/circuitco...
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 931-684-3223
F: 931-684-4141
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Domestic, Juvenile, Traffic
Restricted Records: No juvenile, adoptions, mental health, expunged or sealed records released
The Clerk’s office keeps records of all criminal and civil cases in Circuit Court and in General Sessions Court. However the office does not perform record checks or name checks.

Bedford County, TN Vital Records

Contact the Bedford County Office of the Register of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Bedford County
Register of Deeds
www.bedfordcountytn.org/registero...
8AM-4PM CST
Phone: 931-684-5719
Fax: 931-685-2086
Recorded Documents

Bedford County Vital Certificates

Bedford County Vital Certificates

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Bedford County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 473.67 sq mi
Population (2009): 45,947
  • Females: 50.1%
  • White: 90.4%
  • Black/African American: 7.3%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 15.0%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 76.1%
Population Change (2000-2009): 8,361
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 6.4%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 8.4%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 16.7%
High School Graduates (2000): 69.7%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 11.1%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.67
Housing Units (2000): 14,990
Homeownership Rate (2000): 73.5%
Migration Flow to Bedford County, TN from (2007-2008):

Bedford County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $865,582
  • Construction: $55,902
  • Retail Trade: $52,126
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $25,559
  • Retail Trade: $52,126
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $12,419
  • Manufacturing: $350,154
  • Farms: $8,013
  • Government: $90,730
Employed (2000): 18,522
Unemployed (2000): 851
Unemployment Rate (2009): 12.2%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $28,281
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,970
Local Government Revenue (2007): $96,242 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $47,124 (thou. dol.)

Bedford County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 735
  • Per 1,000 population: 16.5
Deaths (2007): 443
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.9
Infant Deaths (2007): 13
  • Per 1,000 population: 17.7

Bedford County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 141
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 10
  • Robbery: 18
  • Aggravated Assault: 113
Property Crimes (2008): 967
  • Burglary: 304
  • Larceny-Theft: 614
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 49

Bedford County Genealogy Records