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DeKalb County, TN Public Records

13th District Circuit Court
1 Public Sq, Rm 303
Smithville, TN 37166 www.dekalbtennessee.com/circuit-c...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM M-TH; 8AM-5PM F CST
P: 615-597-5711
F: 615-597-9919
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $25,000
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released
Chancery Court
1 Public Square, Rm 302
Clerk and Master
Smithville, TN 37166
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 615-597-4360
F: 615-597-3441
Jurisdiction: Civil, Probate
Restricted Records: No adoption records released
General Sessions Court
1 Public Sq, Rm 303
Smithville, TN 37166 www.dekalbtennessee.com/circuit-c...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM M-TH; 8AM-5PM F CST
P: 615-597-5711
F: 615-597-9919
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Domestic, Juvenile, Traffic
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released
Criminal Court
1 Public Sq, Rm 303
Smithville, TN 37166 www.dekalbtennessee.com/circuit-c...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM M-TH; 8AM-5PM F CST
P: 615-597-5711
F: 615-597-9919
Jurisdiction: Felony
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released

DeKalb County, TN Vital Records

Contact the DeKalb 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.

DeKalb County
Register of Deeds
www.dekalbtennessee.com/register-...
8AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 615-597-4153
Fax: 615-597-7420

DeKalb County Vital Certificates

DeKalb County Vital Certificates

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DeKalb County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 304.57 sq mi
Population (2009): 18,954
  • Females: 50.2%
  • White: 96.4%
  • Black/African American: 1.8%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 6.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 90.0%
Population Change (2000-2009): 1,533
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.7%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 19.7%
High School Graduates (2000): 64.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 11.3%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.45
Housing Units (2000): 8,409
Homeownership Rate (2000): 74.9%
Migration Flow to DeKalb County, TN from (2007-2008):

DeKalb County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $293,775
  • Construction: $9,244
  • Retail Trade: $21,077
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $18,455
  • Banking: $4,058
  • Retail Trade: $21,077
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $8,627
  • Manufacturing: $107,855
  • Farms: $2,929
  • Government: $33,588
Employed (2000): 7,988
Unemployed (2000): 437
Unemployment Rate (2009): 11.0%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $26,756
Local Government Employment (2007): 745
Local Government Revenue (2007): $27,293 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $37,098 (thou. dol.)

DeKalb County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 258
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.9
Deaths (2007): 212
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.4
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

DeKalb County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 75
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 9
  • Robbery: 14
  • Aggravated Assault: 52
Property Crimes (2008): 607
  • Burglary: 200
  • Larceny-Theft: 362
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 45

DeKalb County Genealogy Records