Tennessee County Historians

The list of Tennessee county historians is provided by the Tennessee Historical Commission. Changes and updates to this list should be mailed to: E. Patrick McIntyre, Jr., Executive Director, Tennessee Historical Commission, 2941 Lebanon Road, Nashville, TN 37243-0442.

  • Anderson County:  Mrs. S. Harris,  932 Offutt Road   Clinton, TN 37716
  • Bedford County:  Tim Marsh & Helen Marsh,  912 Shelbyview Drive     Shelbyville, TN 37160
  • Benton County:  Mrs. Virginia L. Whitworth, Benton County Library   122 West Walnut Street    Camden, TN 38320
  • Bledsoe County:  Miss Elizabeth Robnett,    Route One     Pikeville, TN 37367
  • Blount County:  Mrs. Lorene Smith,    913 Willow Drive     Maryville, TN  37803
  • Bradley County:  vacant
  • Campbell County:  Judge Greg Miller,    PO Box 1193    LaFollette, TN 37766
  • Cannon County:  Mr. Harold Patrick,  Courthouse Square    Woodbury, TN 37190
  • Carroll County:  Mr. Danny DeVault,    640 Main Street North     McKenzie, TN 38201
  • Carter County:  Mr Scott Bowers,    142 Little Stoney Creek Road    Elizabethton, TN 37643
  • Cheatham County:  Ms. Lisa Walker,    115 Gloria Circle     Ashland City, TN 37015
  • Chester County:  Mr. Bobby Barnes,    241 Crook Avenue    Henderson, TN 38340
  • Claiborne County:  Mrs. Joyce Watson,   136 Shangrila Lane    Tazewell, TN 37879
  • Clay County:  vacant
  • Cocke County:  Mr. Edward R. Walker III,    532 Fourth Street    Newport, TN 37821
  • Coffee County:  Mr. Jess Lewis Jr. 421 Hillcrest Road Manchester, TN 37355
  • Crockett County:  Mrs. Charles C. James Route One Humboldt, TN 38343
  • Cumberland County:  Mrs. Barbara Parsons Post Office Box 1001 Crossville, TN 38557-1001
  • Davidson County:  Ms. Carole Bucy,    Volunteer State Community College    1480 Nashville Pike Gallatin, TN 37066
  • Decatur County:  R.C. Stegall,    114 Gracelyn    Jackson, TN 38305
  • DeKalb County:  Mr. Thomas G. Webb,    835 S. College Street    Smithville, TN 37166
  • Dickson County:  Mr. Alan Ragan,    200 North Main Street    Dickson, TN 37055
  • Dyer County:  Mr. Earl Willoughby,    702 Pate Avenue    Dyersburg, TN 38024
  • Fayette County:  Mrs. Joy Rosser,    405 Charleston Street    Somerville, TN 38068
  • Fentress County:  Ms. Lorraine Cargile,    1042 West Cover Road    Jamestown, TN 38556
  • Franklin County:  Mr. Jerry T. Limbaugh,    4623 Lynchburg Road    Winchester, TN 37398-3648
  • Gibson County:  Mr. Fred Culp,    101 South Court Square    Trenton, TN 38382
  • Giles County:  Mrs. Pauline Cross,    307 Longmeadow Circle    Pulaski, TN 38478
  • Grainger Couny:  Mr. Ken Coffey,     508 Blanken Road    Bean Station, TN 37708
  • Greene County:  Mr. Timothy E. Massey,     2726 Shiloh Road    Greeneville, TN 37745
  • Grundy County:  Ms. Cynthia Killian,     PO Box 1422     Tracy City, TN 37387
  • Hamblen County: Mr. Bill Henderson,     346 Fuller Estates Circle    Morristown, TN 37813
  • Hamilton County:  Ms. Linda Mines,     4733 Cummings Cove Dr.    Chattanooga, TN 37419
  • Hancock County:  Mr. Scott Collins,     PO Box 277     Sneedville, TN 37869
  • Hardeman County:  Mrs. Faye Tennyson Davidson,     618 Clifft Street    Bolivar, TN 38008
  • Hardin County:  Mr. David Cagle,     60 Brazelton Street, Unit 8     Savannah, TN 38372
  • Hawkins County:  Mr. George E. Webb Jr.,     PO Box 637    Rogersville, TN 37857-0637
  • Haywood County:  Mr. Lynn Shaw,    Haywood County Historical Committee   PO Box 207   Brownsville, TN 38012
  • Henderson County: Mr. Randy Hart,     45 State Road 100    Reagan, TN 38368-6226
  • Henry County:  Mr. David Webb,     928 Glisson Road    Paris, TN 38242
  • Hickman County:  Mr. Daryl Phillips,     Hickman County Historical Society     PO Box 64   Centerville, TN 37033
  • Hickman County: Ms. Joyce Mayberry,     Hickman County Historical Society    PO Box 64 Centerville, TN 37033
  • Houston County:  Ms. Nina Finley,     5672 East Main Street     Erin, TN 37061
  • Humphreys County:  Mr. Reed Dreaden,     444 Cooley Road    Waverly, TN 37185
  • Jackson County:  Mr. Ronnie West,     Post Office Box 177     Gainesboro, TN 38562
  • Jefferson County:  Mr. Robert D. Jarnagin,     Post Office Box 39 Dandridge, TN 37725
  • Johnson County:  Mr. Jack Swift,     257 Oak Street     Mountain City, TN 37683
  • Knox County:  Mr. Steve Cotham,     McClung Historical Collection    Knox County Public Library System     500 West Church Avenue     Knoxville, TN 37902-2505
  • Lake County:  Mr. Randall Brown,     655 Lake Drive     Tiptonville, TN 38079
  • Lauderdale County:  Ms. Bettie B. Davis,     957 Doctor Hall Road     Halls, TN 38040-8727
  • Lawrence County:  Ms. Kathy Niedergeses,     Lawrence County Archives     2588 Hwy. 43    S. Leoma, TN 38468
  • Lewis County:  Ms. Marjorie B. Graves,     205 West Main Street     Hohenwald, TN 38462
  • Lincoln County:  Mr. Don Wyatt,     202 East Washington Street    Fayetteville, TN 37334
  • Loudon County:  Mr. Joe Spence,     309 Elkmont Road     Knoxville, TN 37922
  • McMinn County:  Mr. Joe Guy,     McMinn County Mayor's Office     6 East Madison Avenue    Athens, TN 37303
  • McNairy County:  Mr. Bill Wagoner,     Post Office Box 317    Adamsville, TN 38310
  • Macon County:  Mr. Randy G.,    East 294 Chaffin Road    Lafayette, TN 37083-6013
  • Madison County:  Ms. Linda J. Higgins,     361 Harts Bridge Road     Jackson, TN 38301
  • Marion County:  Ms. Nonie Webb,     3861 Shellmount Road    Jasper, TN 37347
  • Marshall County:  Ms. Charlene Nicholas,     310 Farmington Road     Lewisburg, TN 37091
  • Maury County:  Mr. Bob Duncan,     609 West 7th Street     Columbia, TN 38401
  • Meigs County:  Ms. Shirley Jennings,     River Road     Decatur, TN 37322
  • Meigs County:  Ms. Paulette Jones,     355 Ford Road     Decatur, TN 37322
  • Monroe County:  Mr. Walter Lumsden Jr.,     508 West North Street     Sweetwater, TN 37874
  • Montgomery County:  Ms. Eleanor Williams,     Post Office Box 3533     Clarksville, TN 37043
  • Moore County:  Mrs. Joyce Neal,     Route 3, Box 3164     Tullahoma, TN 37388
  • Morgan County:  Mr. Donald Todd,     Post Office Box 336     Wartburg, TN 37887
  • Obion County:  Judge Allen Nohsey,     Post Office Box 1    Union City, TN 38281-0336
  • Overton County:  Mr. Ronald Dishman,     P.O. Box 283    Livingston, TN 38281-0336
  • Perry County:  Ms. Jessie Ruth Tiller,     PO Box 375     Linden, TN 37096
  • Pickett County:  Mr. Richard W. Pierce,     Route 1, Box 160     Byrdstown, TN 38549
  • Polk County:  Ms. Marian Bailey Presswood,     P.O. Box 636     Benton, TN 37307
  • Putnam County: Mr. Dale Welch P.O. Box 836 Monterey, TN 38574
  • Rhea County:  Mrs. Patricia Guffey,     Rhea County Historical and Genealogical Society     P. O. Box 31     Dayton, TN 37321
  • Roane County:  Mr. Robert L. Bailey,     P.O. Box 493     Kingston, TN 37763
  • Robertson County:  Ms. Yolanda Reid,     3512 Pleasant Grove Road     White House, TN 37188
  • Rutherford County:  Mr. Greg Tucker,     11525 Bradyville Pike,     Readyville, TN 37149
  • Scott County:  vacant
  • Sequatchie County:  vacant
  • Sevier County:  Mr. Carroll McMahan,     110 Gary Wade Blvd.     Sevierville, TN 378623
  • Shelby County:  Mr. Jimmy Ogle,     4349 Sequoia Road     Memphis, TN 38117
  • Smith County:  Mrs. John Waggoner Jr.,     PO Box 215    Carthage, TN 37030-0215
  • Stewart County:  Ms. Nelda Saunders,     660 Old Highway 79    Dover, TN 37058
  • Sullivan County:  Ms. Nancy Hamblen Acuff,     355 Muddy Creek Road    Blountville, TN 37617
  • Sumner County:  Mr. John Garrott,     332 East Main Street     Gallatin, TN 37066
  • Tipton County:  Mr. Russell B. Bailey,     522 South Main Street     Covington, TN 38019
  • Trousdale County:  Mr. John Oliver,     595 Woodard Lane    Dixon Springs, TN 37057
  • Unicoi County: Ms. Jacquita Edwards,     408 Spruce Street     Erwin, TN 3765
  • Union County:  Ms. Bonnie Heiskell Peters,     3212 Curtis Lane     Knoxville, TN 37918-4003
  • Van Buren County:  Mr. William S. "Bill" Jones,    330 Baker Mountain Road    Spencer, TN 38585
  • Warren County:  Mr. James A. Dillon Jr.,    Post Office Box 563    McMinnville, TN 37110
  • Washington County:  Judge John Kiener,     2 Belshire Court    Johnson City, TN 37615-4955
  • Wayne County:  Mr. Robert Rains,     100 Court Circle     Waynesboro, TN 38485
  • Weakley County:  Ms. Pansey Baker,     632 Elm Street     Martin, TN 38225
  • White County:  Ms. Mary West Holland,     Post Office Box 15     Doyle, TN 38559
  • Williamson County:  Mrs. Joe Bowman,     1135 Lewisburg Pike     Franklin, TN 37064
  • Wilson County:  Mr. William "Vincent" Simms,     112 South College Street     Lebanon, TN 37087

 

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