Germantown Regional History and Genealogy Center

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Germantown Regional History and Genealogy Center

Contact Information



7779 Poplar Pike
Germantown, TN 38138


  • Regional Historical and Genealogical Center 901-757-8480
  • Tennessee Genealogical Society 901-754-4300

Hours:[1]  Monday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Directions, maps, and public transportation:  click here.

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

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Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a record at the Germantown Regional History and Genealogy Center, a similar record may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, African Americans, vital records, censuses, county records, tax lists, local histories, school censuses, manuscripts, military records, Native Americans,  newspapers, obituary lists, maps, state agency records, petitions, Tennessee postcards, city directories, prison inmates, and TN county historians.[4]

Similar Collections

  • East Tennessee Historical Society, Knoxville, 67,000 books, newspapers, 3,000 genealogies, 14,000 TN first families, manuscripts, census, Knoxville city directories 1859-now, maps, photos, deeds, wills, marriages, military records, TN Confederate pensions,, New England Ancestors, HeritageQuest, Sanborn maps.

Neighboring Collections


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Germantown Regional History and Genealogy Center" in City of Germantown at (accessed 9 July 2010).
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  4. "Research and Collections" in Tennessee Archives and Libraries in Tennessee Department of State at (accessed 23 May 2010).
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 "Where to Get Genealogical Records" in Memphis Public Library Information Center at (accessed 10 July 2010).