The mission of the State Records website is to provide public records to anyone who wishes to obtain, preview, or use such information. This website allows Tennessee residents to access this information in accordance with the Tennessee Open Records Act, which specifies that all government information and records are available to the public.
The goal of this website is to allow Tennessee state citizens access to Tennessee state public records easily, efficiently, and concisely, without requiring a reason for needing the information, or revealing any personal information, providing requested record is not confidential.
Tennessee State Records contain information about criminal records, court records, vital records, and over 55 million additional transparent public records.
Tennessee public records were created starting in 1859, and usually include data from all 95 counties. Digitization of public records began roughly 30 years ago. This offer governmental websites, and third party organizations the ability to offer these records online with increased reliability. This ensures abiding by the commitment for the United States of America to remain a fair and just society for all.