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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 1921 Lone Oak Rd., Paris, TN 38242
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Phone: 731-642-2285

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Open Hours: Wednesday and Thursday 9:00 a.m.-2:00p.m.

Holiday Schedule:


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Collections

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Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

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Hardware and Equipment

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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County Courthouse

Henry County Courthouse
100 W Washington Street
Paris, TN 38242-0024
Phone: 731.642.2412

Register of Deeds has land records
County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and probate records.
Clerk Circuit Court has court records. [2]

Henry County Courthouse
P.O. Box 7
101 West Washington St.
Paris, TN 38242
Phone: 1-731-642-2412

Henry County Clerk
Birth, Marriage, Death and probate records
101 W. Washington St.
P.O. Box 24
Paris, TN 38242
Phone: 1-731-642-2412

Henry County Register of Deeds
Land records

213 W. Washington St., 2nd floor
P.O. Box 44
Paris, TN 38242
Phone: 1-731-642-4081

Henry County Circuit Court Clerk
P.O. Box 429
Paris, TN 38242
Phone: 1-731-642-0461
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


Societies and Libraries

Henry County Genealogical Society
P.O. BOX 1411
Paris, TN 38242
Phone: 1-731-644-9040

W.G. Rhea Public Library
400 W Washington St
Paris, TN
Phone: 1-731-642-1702
Hours: Mon., Wed., Fri., Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tues. and Thurs. 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

West Tennessee Heritage Study Center
Paul Meek Library
University of Tennessee at Martin

Phone: 1-731-881-7060
Hours vary by semester

West Tennessee Historical Society
P.O. Box 111046
Memphis, TN 38111
Phone: 1-901-475-6608
E-mail: efrank@memphis.edu


Genealogical Resources: The W.O. Inman Room is housed in the Rhea Public Library and has a variety of resources including Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, Military Records, Divorce Records, Estate Records, Newspapers including the Paris Post-Intellegencer andTriCounty Star, Funeral Home Records, Cemetery Records, Census Records, and Land Records. For more information, see the Henry County Archive and Genealogy Library website.

The Heritage Study Center holds a variety of genealogical resources including materials relating to the following counties in Tennessee: Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer,Fayette, Gibson, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Houston, Humphreys, Lake, Lauderdale,Madison, McNairy, Obion, Perry, Shelby, Stewart, Tipton, Wayne, Weakley and Carlisle, Fulton, and Hickman counties in Kentucky.


Links

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Volunteer at the Center

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