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Smith County, TN Public Records

15th District Circuit Court
322 Justice Drive
Carthage, TN 37030
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 615-735-8260
F: 615-735-8261
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $25,000
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released
Chancery Court
322 Justice Dr, Ste 105
Carthage, TN 37030
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 615-735-2092
F: 615-735-8431
Jurisdiction: Civil, Probate
Restricted Records: No adoption records released
The Clerk and Master deals: Divorces, Child Support and Alimony, Delinquent Property Taxes, Trust Account for Minors, Adoptions, Conservatorships, Guardianships, Land Disputes, Workers' Compensation.
15th District General Sessions Court
322 Justice Drive
Carthage, TN 37030
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 615-735-0500
F: 615-735-8261
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Domestic, Juvenile, Traffic
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released

Smith County, TN Vital Records

Contact the Smith 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.

Smith County
Register of Deeds
gml.ctas.tennessee.edu/official/6...
8AM-4PM CST
Phone: 615-735-1760
Fax: 615-735-8263
Recorded Documents

Smith County Vital Certificates

Smith County Vital Certificates

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Smith County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 314.41 sq mi
Population (2009): 19,201
  • Females: 50.7%
  • White: 95.3%
  • Black/African American: 3.2%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.2%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 93.2%
Population Change (2000-2009): 1,489
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.9%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.0%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 12.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 67.5%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 9.3%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.55
Housing Units (2000): 7,665
Homeownership Rate (2000): 78.7%
Migration Flow to Smith County, TN from (2007-2008):

Smith County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $239,896
  • Construction: $0
  • Retail Trade: $23,055
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $13,142
  • Retail Trade: $23,055
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $71,100
  • Farms: $-4,402
  • Government: $38,894
Employed (2000): 8,236
Unemployed (2000): 380
Unemployment Rate (2009): 13.4%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $27,849
Local Government Employment (2007): 0
Local Government Revenue (2007): $30,705 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $27,850 (thou. dol.)

Smith County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 232
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.3
Deaths (2007): 192
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.2
Infant Deaths (2007): 3
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.9

Smith County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 63
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 3
  • Aggravated Assault: 60
Property Crimes (2008): 161
  • Burglary: 32
  • Larceny-Theft: 115
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 14

Smith County Genealogy Records