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Unicoi County

Unicoi County

Unicoi County was formed in 1875 from
Carter and Washington counties
(Public Acts of Tennessee 1875, Chapter 68).

The county seat is Erwin.


SELECTED PUBLISHED COUNTY HISTORIES

  • Around Home in Unicoi County  (Helton,  1986) [name index]
  • Erwin and Unioci County (March, 2007)*
  • Greasy Cove in Unicoi County : Authentic Folklore  (Alderman,  1975)*
  • Unicoi County, Erwin, Tennessee, Celebrates the Birth of a Nation  (Alderman, 1976)
  • Valley of the Long Hunters  (Masters,  1969)
  • Wonders of the Unakas in Unicoi County  (Alderman,  1964)*

Additional county and community histories can be found at the Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources:  Unicoi County. The items in the bibliography may not all be available at TSLA.  

 

PUBLISHED LOCAL RECORDS


  • 1880 Census Unicoi County, Tennessee  (Padgett, 1995) [name index]
  • 1880 Census, Unicoi County, Tennessee (Sistler, 1996) [alphabetical by surname]
  • 1900 Census, Unicoi County, Tennessee  (Padgett, 1995) [name index]*
  • 1910 Census, Unicoi County, Tennessee  (Padgett, 1995) [name index]*
  • 1920 Census, Unicoi County, Tennessee  (Padgett, 1996) [name index]*
  • Cemeteries of Unicoi County, Tennessee, Including Genealogical Information (Unicoi County Historical Society, 1989) [name index]*
  • Marriages of Unicoi County, Tennessee, 1876-1904  (Padgett, 1989) [name index]*
  • Unicoi County, Tennessee, Death Record Abstracts, 1908-1936  (Nikazy, 1997) [name index]*
  • Unicoi County, Tennessee, Vital Statistics, 1914 Through 1925  (Wiefering, 1994) [name index]*

 

LOCAL RECORDS ON MICROFILM 

An inventory of microfilmed Unicoi County records is available on our web site.  Individual reels of microfilm may also be purchased.   

Earliest records include:

  • marriages from 1876
  • wills from 1876
  • deed index from 1876
  • chancery court minutes from 1876
  • county court minutes from 1875
  • circuit court minutes from 1876
  • tax books from 1876

 

 

NEWSPAPERS ON MICROFILM 

Newspapers were published in Erwin.  Scattered early issues are available from 1887, and a complete run begins in 1941.  Microfilms are loaned to Tennessee libraries.  Individual reels may also be purchased.  An Inventory of Newspapers on Microfilm at TSLA is available on our web site.  

 

SELECTED MANUSCRIPTS MATERIAL

 

CENSUS RECORDS

  • Census on microfilm for Unicoi County:  1880, 1900-1930
  • State-wide census index:  1880
  • State-wide census index on microfilm  (Soundex):  1880,  1900-1930
  • Unicoi County census records in book form:  1880*,  1900*,  1910*,  1920*

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR UNICOI COUNTY

 

* Indicates this title may be borrowed on Interlibrary Loan from TSLA.

 

 

Updated December 17, 2009

 

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