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TENNESSEE STATE INFORMATION HOT LINE:
(615) 741-3011
TENNESSEE STATE WEB SITE:
www.state.tn.us
Criminal Records
Bureau of Investigation
Records and Identification Unit
1148 Foster Ave
Nashville TN 37210

(615) 741-0430


Department of Correction
Driving Records
Department of Safety
Financial Responsibility Section
Driving Records Unit
1150 Foster Ave.
Nashville TN 37249-4000

(612) 741-3954

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Vehicle Ownership Information
Titling and Registration Division
Information Unit
44 Vantage Way, Rm. 160
Nashville TN 37243-8050

(615) 741-3101
(615) 401-6782 (fax)

Vital Statistics
(birth, death, divorce, marriage) Department of Health Office of Vital Records 421 5th Ave., N Nashville TN 37247-0460
(615) 741-1763
(615) 741-0778 (fax)

www.state.tn.us/health
Business/Corporate Records
Secretary of State Corporation Section Polk Building 500 Deaderick St., Ste. 1800 Nashville TN 37243-0306
(615) 741-2286
(615) 741-7310 (fax)


Tennessee Trademarks
Workers Compensation Information
Department of Labor Workers Compensation Division 710 James Robertson Parkway, 2nd Fl Nashville TN 37243-0661
(615) 741-2395
(615) 532-1468 (fax)

UCCs and State Tax Liens
Secretary of State UCC Division James K. Polk Building Suite 1800 Nashville TN 37243-0306
(615) 741-3276
(615) 741-7310 (fax)

http://ndweb.state.tn.us/cgi-bin/nd_CGI_50/ietm/PgUCCSearch

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Tennessee Assessor - 91 counties
Anderson County 100 N. Main St. Clinton, TN 37716-3615
(423) 483-0541
Bedford County 104 N. Side Square Shelbyville, TN 37160
(931) 684-1921
Benton County 1 E. Court Square Camden, TN 38320-0008
(901) 584-6053
Bledsoe County
P.O. Box 212 Pikeville, TN 37367-0212
(423) 447-2137
Blount County 345 Court St. Maryville, TN 37804-4910
(423) 982-4391

Bradley County
P.O. Box 46 Cleveland, TN 37364-0046
(423) 476-0520
Campbell County
P.O. Box 13 Jacksboro, TN 37757-0013
(423) 562-4985
Cannon County County Courthouse Woodbury, TN 37190
(615) 563-4278
Carroll County
P.O. Box 110 Huntingdon, TN 38344-0110
(901) 986-1960
Carter County Courthouse Building Elizabethton, TN 37643-3396
(423) 542-1814
Cheatham County 115 Courthouse Ashland City, TN 37015
(615) 792-5179
Chester County
P.O. Box 205 Henderson, TN 38340-0205
(901) 989-2233
Claiborne County
P.O. Box 173 Tazewell, TN 37879-0173
(423) 626-3283
Clay County
P.O. Box 218 Celina, TN 38551-0218
(931) 243-2249
BAD WORDe County 111 Court Ave. Newport, TN 37821
(423) 623-6176
Coffee County 300 Hillsboro Blvd, PO Box 3 Manchester, TN 37355-1785 (931) 723-5106
Crockett County County Courthouse 1 S. Bells St., Suite 1 Alamo, TN 38001-1796
(901) 696-5452
Cumberland County Courthouse 2 N. Main St., Suite 206 Crossville, TN 38555
(615) 484-6442
Davidson County 700 2nd Ave. S Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 862-6050 ONLINE: Property Records


Decatur County
P.O. Box 488 Decaturville, TN 38329-0488
(901) 852-3417
DeKalb County County Courthouse Smithville, TN 37166
(615) 597-5177
BAD WORDson County Courthouse Annex
P.O. Box 220 Charlotte, TN 37036
(615) 789-4171
Dyer County
P.O. Box 1360 Dyersburg, TN 38025-1360
(901) 286-7814
Fayette County
P.O. Box 218 Somerville, TN 38068-0218
(901) 465-5213
Fentress County
P.O. Box 151 Jamestown, TN 38556-0151
(931) 879-8615
Franklin County 1 S. Jefferson Winchester, TN 37398
(931) 967-2541

Gibson County County Courthouse
P.O. Box 228 Trenton, TN 38382-0228
(901) 855-7642
Giles County
P.O. Box 678 Pulaski, TN 38478-0678
(931) 363-1509
Grainger County
P.O. Box 116 Rutledge, TN 37861
(423) 828-3511
Greene County 101 S. Main St. Greeneville, TN 37743-4932
(615) 639-5321
Grundy County
P.O. Box 215 Altamont, TN 37301-0215
(931) 692-3622
Hamblen County 511 W. 2nd North St. Morristown, TN 37814
(423) 586-1993
Hamilton County Courthouse Georgia Ave., Room 201 Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423) 209-6500

Hancock County
P.O. Box 347 Sneedville, TN 37869
(423) 733-2519
Hardeman County 100 N. Main St.
Bolivar, TN 38008-2322
(901) 658-3541
Hardin County 601 Main St. Savannah, TN 38372-2061
(901) 925-3921

Hawkins County
P.O. Box 790 Rogersville, TN 37857-0790
(423) 272-7002
Haywood County 1 N. Washington St. Brownsville, TN 38012-2561
(901) 772-2362
Henderson County
P.O. Box 40 Lexington, TN 38351
(901) 968-2856
Henry County County Courthouse
P.O. Box 24 Paris, TN 38242-0024
(901) 642-2412
Hickman County Courthouse 8 Public Square Centerville, TN 37033 931) 729-2621
Houston County
P.O. Box 388 Erin, TN 37061-0388
(931) 289-3141
Humphreys County Courthouse Annex, Room 2 Waverly, TN 37185
(931) 296-7671

Jackson County
P.O. Box 346 Gainesboro, TN 38562-0346
(931) 268-9212
Jefferson County P.O. Box 710 Dandridge, TN 37725-0710
(423) 397-2935
Johnson County 222 Main St. Mountain City, TN 37683
(423) 727-9633
Knox County 400 Main St. Knoxville, TN 37902
(423) 215-2001 ONLINE: Tax Appraisal

http://216.205.78.218/samples/KnoxSearch.html
Lake County 116 S. Court Tiptonville, TN 38079
(901) 253-7582
Lauderdale County County Courthouse 100 Court Square Ripley, TN 38063
(901) 635-2561

Lawrence County 240 W. Gaines Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
(931) 762-7700
Lewis County County Courthouse Hohenwald, TN 38462
(931) 796-2200

Lincoln County
P.O. Box 577 Fayetteville, TN 37334-0577
(931) 433-2454
Loudon County 101 Mulberry St., Suite 200 Loudon, TN 37774
(423) 458-3314
Macon County 104 Courthouse Public Square Lafayette, TN 37083 (615) 666-2333
Madison County County Courthouse 100 E. Main, Rm. 105 Jackson, TN 38301
(901) 423-6022
Marion County
P.O. Box 789 Jasper, TN 37347
(615) 942-2515
Marshall County 207 Marshall Courthouse Lewisburg, TN 37091-2020
(931) 359-1072
Maury County
P.O. Box 769 Columbia, TN 38402-0769
(931) 381-3690
McMinn County Madison Ave. Athens, TN 37303
(615) 745-4440
McNairy County County Courthouse Selmer, TN 38375-2194
(901) 645-3511
Meigs County
P.O. Box 205 Decatur, TN 37322
(423) 334-5821
Monroe County 103 College St. Madisonville, TN 37354
(423) 442-2220

Montgomery County Clarksville, TN 37040
(931) 648-5703
Moore County County Courthouse
P.O. Box 206 Lynchburg, TN 37352
(931) 759-7346
Morgan County
P.O. Box 301 Wartburg, TN 37887
(931) 346-3480
Obion County 2 Bill Burnett Circle Union City, TN 38261
(901) 885-3831
Overton County County Courthouse Annex University St. Livingston, TN 38570-1797
(931) 823-2631
Perry County
P.O. Box 58 Linden, TN 37096-0058
(615) 589-2219
Pickett County County Courthouse
P.O. Box 5 Byrdstown, TN 38549
(931) 864-3879
Polk County
P.O. Box 256 Benton, TN 37307-0256
(423) 338-4524
Putnam County 29 N. Washington Cookeville, TN 38501
(615) 526-7106
Rhea County 1475 Market St. Dayton, TN 37321
(423) 775-7808
Roane County
P.O. Box 546 Kingston, TN 37763-0546
(615) 376-5556
Robertson County 511 S. Brown St. Springfield, TN 37172
(615) 384-5895
Rutherford County 319 N. Maple St. Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 898-7799

Scott County
P.O. Box 87 Huntsville, TN 37756-0087
(423) 663-2588
Sequatchie County 308 Cherry St. Dunlap, TN 37327
(423) 949-2522
Sevier County 125 Court Ave. Sevierville, TN 37862-3596
(423) 453-5502

Shelby County 160 N. Main St. Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 576-5000 ONLINE: Property

Smith County 122 Turner High Circle, Suite 101 Carthage, TN 37030-1541
(615) 735-9833
Stewart County
P.O. Box 67 Dover, TN 37058
(931) 232-7616
Sullivan County
P.O. Box 530 Blountville, TN 37617-0530
(423) 323-6428
Sumner County 355 N. Belevedere Dr., #111 Gallatin, TN 37066
(615) 452-4063
Tipton County
P.O. Box 528 Covington, TN 38019-0528
(901) 476-0207
Trousdale County 200 E. Main St., Room 2 Hartsville, TN 37074
(615) 374-2906
Unicoi County Courthouse
P.O. Box 340 Erwin, TN 37650-0340
(423) 743-3381
Union County
P.O. Box 395 Maynardville, TN 37807-0395
(423) 992-8043
Van Buren County
P.O. Box 126 Spencer, TN 38585-0126
(931) 946-2121
Warren County
P.O. Box 231 McMinnville, TN 37111
(931) 473-2623
Washington County
P.O. Box 218 Jonesborough, TN 37659-0218
(423) 753-1621
Wayne County
P.O. Box 185 Waynesboro, TN 38485
(931) 722-5544
Weakley County
P.O. Box 587 Dresden, TN 38225
(901) 364-2285
White County 1 East Bockman Way Sparta, TN 38583 (931) 836-3712
Williamson County
P.O. Box 624 Franklin, TN 37065-0624
(615) 790-5712
Wilson County
P.O. Box 950 Lebanon, TN 37088-0950
(615) 444-0314

 

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