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.