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Rhea County, TN Public Records

12th District Circuit Court
1475 Market St, Rm 102
Dayton, TN 37321 www.rheacountytn.com/About-Rhea-C...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 423-775-7805
F: 423-775-7895
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $25,000
Restricted Records: No adoption records released
Probate located at the Rhea County Clerk and Master's Office. Probate fax- 423-775-4046
Chancery Court
1475 Market St, Rm 301
Dayton, TN 37321 www.rheacountytn.com/About-Rhea-C...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 423-775-7806
F: 423-775-7683
Jurisdiction: Civil, Probate
Restricted Records: No adoption records released
Probate located at the Rhea County Clerk and Master's Office.
General Sessions Court
1475 Market St, Rm 102
Dayton, TN 37321 www.rheacountytn.com/About-Rhea-C...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 423-775-7805
F: 423-775-7895
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Domestic, Juvenile, Traffic
Restricted Records: No adoption records released
Probate located at the Rhea County Clerk and Master's Office. Probate fax- 423-775-4046

Rhea County, TN Vital Records

Contact the Rhea 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.

Rhea County
Register of Deeds
http://rheacountytn.com/
8AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 423-775-7841
Fax: 423-775-7895
Recorded Documents

Rhea County Vital Certificates

Rhea County Vital Certificates

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Rhea County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 315.94 sq mi
Population (2009): 31,516
  • Females: 51.3%
  • White: 95.5%
  • Black/African American: 2.6%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 3.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 92.3%
Population Change (2000-2009): 3,113
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.3%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.7%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 17.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 65.3%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 9.1%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.46
Housing Units (2000): 12,565
Homeownership Rate (2000): 75.5%
Migration Flow to Rhea County, TN from (2007-2008):

Rhea County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $548,378
  • Construction: $19,255
  • Retail Trade: $26,577
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $9,595
  • Retail Trade: $26,577
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $9,105
  • Manufacturing: $211,411
  • Farms: $-822
  • Government: $164,472
Employed (2000): 12,489
Unemployed (2000): 850
Unemployment Rate (2009): 13.7%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $24,534
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,397
Local Government Revenue (2007): $59,536 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $33,047 (thou. dol.)

Rhea County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 440
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.4
Deaths (2007): 354
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 8
  • Per 1,000 population: 18.2

Rhea County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 90
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 3
  • Robbery: 9
  • Aggravated Assault: 77
Property Crimes (2008): 875
  • Burglary: 183
  • Larceny-Theft: 626
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 66

Rhea County Genealogy Records