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Meigs County, TN Public Records

9th District Circuit Court
PO Box 205
Decatur, TN 37322 http://www.meigscountytn.com/
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM; till Noon W EST
P: 423-334-5821
F: 423-334-7201
Couriers: 17214 State Highway 58, 2nd Fl
Decatur, TN 37322
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $25,000
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released
Daily/weekly dockets are available in PDF from the web page. Historical dockets are not available.
Chancery Court
PO Box 5
Decatur, TN 37322 www.meigscountytn.com/judiciary.h...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM M,T,TH,F; 8:30AM-12 W EST
P: 423-334-5243
Couriers: 17214 State Hwy 58 N
Decatur, TN 37322
Jurisdiction: Civil, Probate
Restricted Records: No adoption records released
Types of civil cases handled by the Chancery Court include: Divorces, Child Support and Alimony, Delinquent Property Taxes, Trust Account for Minors, Adoptions, Conservatorships, Guardianships, Land Disputes, Workers' Compensation.
General Sessions Court
PO Box 205
Decatur, TN 37322 http://www.meigscountytn.com/
Hours: 8:30AM-5P; till Noon W EST
P: 423-334-5821
F: 423-334-7201
Couriers: 17214 State Highway 58N
Decatur, TN 37322
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Domestic, Juvenile, Traffic
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released
Daily/weekly dockets are available in PDF from the web page. Historical dockets are not available.

Meigs County, TN Vital Records

Contact the Meigs 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.

Meigs County
Register of Deeds
17214 State Hwy 58 N
Decatur, TN 37322
8AM-4:30PM M,T,TH,F; 8AM-N Sat EST
Phone: 423-334-5228
Recorded Documents

Meigs County Vital Certificates

Meigs County Vital Certificates

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Meigs County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 194.86 sq mi
Population (2009): 12,108
  • Females: 50.5%
  • White: 96.8%
  • Black/African American: 2.0%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.3%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 95.6%
Population Change (2000-2009): 1,024
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.0%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 20.8%
High School Graduates (2000): 63.5%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 7.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.55
Housing Units (2000): 5,188
Homeownership Rate (2000): 81.9%
Migration Flow to Meigs County, TN from (2007-2008):

Meigs County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $106,492
  • Construction: $4,448
  • Retail Trade: $6,557
  • Professional and Technical Services: $4,666
  • Healthcare: $3,264
  • Banking: $0
  • Retail Trade: $6,557
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $38,371
  • Farms: $-1,454
  • Government: $19,156
Employed (2000): 4,463
Unemployed (2000): 298
Unemployment Rate (2009): 14.5%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $24,198
Local Government Employment (2007): 0
Local Government Revenue (2007): $16,557 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $8,918 (thou. dol.)

Meigs County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 143
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.2
Deaths (2007): 123
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.0

Meigs County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 39
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 4
  • Robbery: 1
  • Aggravated Assault: 34
Property Crimes (2008): 377
  • Burglary: 102
  • Larceny-Theft: 230
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 45

Meigs County Genealogy Records