Anderson County Health Department




Tennessee Office of Vital Records:


The Tennessee Office of Vital Records reviews, registers, amends, issues and maintains the original certificates of births, deaths, marriages and divorces that occur in Tennessee in accordance with Tennessee Code Annotated.


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Vital Records


Vital Records Division


Birth records are available for persons born in the State of Tennessee. Short forms are available from January 1949-Present for all births that occurred in any county in the state. The short form has all the necessary basic information. The current fee is $15.00 and another $15.00 for each additional copy purchased at the same time.


Death records are available deaths that occurred in Anderson County over the last 6 years. The fee is 15.00 per certificate. Older than 6 years back, death records will have to be obtained through vital records in Nashville.


To purchase a death certificate, you must be an immediate family member, funeral home, or legal representative. Additionally, you will need a copy of your driver’s license if cause of death is required. If you are not a family member, you will also need documentation of your need for the certificate.

Call 865-425-8801 for additional information.











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