Tennessee Marriage Laws

 
36-3-301. Persons who may solemnize marriages. (a) (1) All regular ministers, preachers, pastors, priests, rabbis and other spiritual leaders of every religious belief, more than eighteen (18) years of age, having the care of souls

Gay Marriage and Same Sex Wedding Laws:

This state currently bans same-sex marriage by Constitutional Amendment and State Law.

The Monastery Ordination Credential

To perform a marriage in Tennessee you need to be ordained and may be required to provide proof of ordination such as an ordination credential, wallet credential, or a letter of good standing from the church.

Read the full Law on the official site »

Tennessee Wedding Laws by County

Anderson County

100 N. Main St.
Room 111
Clinton, Tennessee
37716,
 
Phone: (865) 457-6228
Fax: (865) 463-6892
E-mail: jcole@andersontn.org
Anderson County website »

Bedford County

104 North Side Square
Shelbyville, Tennessee
37160,
 
Phone: (931) 684-1921
Fmx: (931) 685-9590
E-mail: kathy.prater@tn.gov
Bedford County website »

Benton County

1 E. Court Square
Suite 101
Camden, Tennessee
38320,

Phone: (731) 584-6053
Fax: (731) 584-4640
E-mail: wanda.malin@tn.gov

Bledsoe County

116 Main St.
P.O. Box 212
Pikeville, Tennessee
37367,
 
Phone: (423) 447-2137
Fax: (423) 447-6856
E-mail: carolyn.terry@tn.gov

Blount County

345 Court St.
Foothills Mall (near Belk)
Maryville, Tennessee
37804,

Phone: (865) 273-5800
alternate phone: (865) 273-5800
Fax: (865) 273-5815
E-mail: rcrawford@blounttn.org
Blount County website »

Bradley County

155 Ocoee St.
Room 101
Cleveland, Tennessee
37311,
Phone: (423) 728-7226
Fmx: (423) 478-8845
E-mail: asimpson@bradleyco.net
Bradley County website »

Campbell County

570 Main St.
P.O. Box 450
Suite A-21
Jacksboro, Tennessee
37757,

Phone: (423) 562-4985
Fmx: (423) 566-3852
E-mail: don.nance@tn.gov

Cannon County

200 West Main St.
Woodbury, Tennessee
37190,

Phone: (615) 563-4278
Fax: (615) 563-1289
E-mail: bobby.p.smith@tn.gov

Carroll County

625 High St.
Suite 103
Huntingdon, Tennessee
38344,
Phone: (731) 986-1960
Fmx: (731) 986-1978
E-mail: carolyn.lutz@tn.gov

Carter County

801 E. Elk Ave.
Elizabethton, Tennessee
37643,

Phone: (423) 542-1814
Fax: (423) 547-1502
E-mail: mary.gouge@tn.gov
Carter County website »

Cheatham County

264 South Main St.
Suite 108
Ashland City, Tennessee
37015,
Phone: (615) 792-5179
Fmx: (615) 792-2094
E-mail: http://cheathamcountytn.gov/c2xx/single.html?who=8
Cheatham County website »

Chester County

133 East Main St.
P.O. Box 205
Henderson, Tennessee
38340,
Phone: (731) 989-2233
E-mail: johnny.garner@tn.gov

Claiborne County

1740 Main St.
P.O. Box 173
Tazewell, Tennessee
37879,

Phone: (423) 626-3283
Fax: (423) 626-1661
E-mail: evelyn.hill@tn.gov

Clay County

139 East Lake Ave.
P.O. Box 218
Suite E
Celina, Tennessee
38551,
 
Phone: (931) 243-2249
Fmx: (931) 243-3231
E-mail: patricia.hix@tn.gov

Cocke County

111 Court Ave
Room 101
Newport, Tennessee
37821,

Phone: (423) 623-6176
Fmx: (423) 623-6178
E-mail: janice.a.butler@tn.gov

Coffee County

1327 McArthur St.
Manchester, Tennessee
37355,
 
Phone: (931) 723-5106
Fax: (931) 723-8248
E-mail: teresa.mcfadden@tn.gov
Coffee County website »

Crockett County

1 South Bell St.
Suite 1
Alamo, Tennessee
38001,

Phone: (731) 696-5452
Fax: (731)696-3261
E-mail: ernest.bushart@tn.gov

Cumberland County

2 North Main St.
Suite 206
Crossville, Tennessee
38555,
Phone: (931) 484-6442
Fmx: (931) 484-6440
E-mail: jule.bryson@tn.gov

Davidson County

523 Mainstream Drive
P.O. Box 196333
Nashville, Tennessee
37228,
Phone: (615) 862-6251
Fmx: (615) 880-3811
E-mail: http://www.dcclerkonline.com/contact.php
Davidson County website »

Decatur County

22 Main Street
P.O. Box 488
Decaturville, Tennessee
38329,

Phone: (731) 852-3417
Fmx: (731) 852-3152
E-mail: gwen.pope@tn.gov

DeKalb County

1 Public Square
Room 205
Smithville, Tennessee
37166,

Phone: (615) 597-5177
Fmx: (615) 597-1404
E-mail: mike.clayborn@tn.gov

Dickson County

1 Court Square
P.O. Box 220
Room 126
Charlotte, Tennessee
37036,
 
Phone: (615) 789-5093
Fax: (615) 789-0128
E-mail: phil.simons@tn.gov
Dickson County website »

Dyer County

115 Market St.
P.O. Box 1360
Dyersburg, Tennessee
38025,
Phone: (731) 286-7814
Fax: (731) 288-7719
E-mail: diane.moore@tn.gov

Fayette County

1 Court Square
P.O. Box 218
Room 101
Somerville, Tennessee
38068,
 
Phone: (901) 465-5213
Fax: (901) 465-5293
E-mail: sue.culver@tn.gov

Fentress County

101 Main St. South
P.O. Box 823
Jamestown, Tennessee
38556,
 
Phone: (931) 879-8014
Fmx: (931) 879-8438
E-mail: marilyn.l.stephens@tn.gov

Franklin County

1 South Jefferson St.
Winchester, Tennessee
37398,
 
Phone: (931) 967-2541
Fmx: (931) 962-3394
E-mail: nina.tucker@tn.gov

Gibson County

1 Court Square
P.O. Box 228
Suite 100
Trenton, Tennessee
38382,

Phone: (731) 855-7642
Fax: (731) 855-7643
E-mail: diane.p.taylor@tn.gov

Giles County

222 West Madison St.
Pulaski, Tennessee
38478,
Phone: (931) 363-1509
Fax: (931) 424-4795
E-mail: carol.wade@tn.gov
Giles County website »

Grainger County

P.O. Box 116
Rutledge, Tennessee
37861,

Phone: (865) 828-3511
Fax: (865)828-3203
E-mail: angie.lamb@tn.gov

Greene County

204 N. Cutler St.
Suite 200
Greeneville, Tennessee
37745,
Phone: (423) 798-1708
Fax: (423) 798-1822
E-mail: david.thompson@tn.gov

Grundy County

Courthouse Circle, Grundy Street
P.O. Box 215
Altamont, Tennessee
37301,

Phone: (931) 692-3622
Fmx: (931) 692-3659
E-mail: jimmy.rogers@tn.gov

Hamblen County

511 West Second North St.
Morristown, Tennessee
37814,
 
Phone: (423) 586-1993
Fmx: (423) 585-2015
E-mail: lwilder@co.hamblen.tn.us

Hamilton County

625 Georgia Ave.
Room 201
Chattanooga, Tennessee
37402,
Phone: (423) 209-6500
Fmx: (423) 209-6501
E-mail: countyclerk@mail.hamiltontn.gov
Hamilton County website »

Hancock County

Main Street
P.O. Box 575
Sneedville, Tennessee
37869,
Phone: (423) 733-2519
Fmx: (423) 33-4509
E-mail: wayne.dean@tn.gov

Hardeman County

100 North Main
Bolivar, Tennessee
38008,
 
Phone: (731) 658-3541
Fmx: (731) 658-3482
E-mail: jerry.armstrong@tn.gov

Hardin County

65 Court St.
Suite 1
Savannah, Tennessee
38372,
Phone: (731) 925-3921
Fmx: (731) 926-4313
E-mail: connie.s.stephens@tn.gov
Hardin County website »

Hawkins County

110 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 790
Room 204
Rogersville, Tennessee
37857,
Phone: (423) 272-7002
Fmx: (423) 272-5801
E-mail: carroll.jenkins@tn.gov
Hawkins County website »

Haywood County

1 North Washington St.
Brownsville, Tennessee
38012,
Phone: (731) 772-2362
Fmx: (731) 772-1213
E-mail: ann.d.medford@tn.gov

Henderson County

17 Monroe Ave.
Suite 2
Lexington, Tennessee
38351,
 
Phone: (731) 968-2856
Fax: (731) 968-6644
E-mail: carolyn.holmes@tn.gov

Henry County

101 West Washington St.
P.O. Box 24
Suite 102
Paris, Tennessee
38242,
 
Phone: (731) 642-2412
Fax: (731) 644-0947
E-mail: jerry.bomar@tn.gov
Henry County website »

Hickman County

114 North Central Ave.
Suite 202
Centerville, Tennessee
37033,
Phone: (931) 729-2621
Fmx: (931) 729-6131
E-mail: Andrea.Totty@tn.gov
Hickman County website »

Houston County

4725 East Main St.
Room 100
Erin, Tennessee
37061,
 
Phone: (931) 289-3141
Fmx: (931) 289-2603
E-mail: robert.reed.brown@tn.gov

Humphreys County

102 Thompson St.
Room 2
Waverly, Tennessee
37185,
 
Phone: (931) 296-7671
Fmx: (931) 296-0823
E-mail: betty.etheridge@tn.gov

Jackson County

101 E. Hull St.
P.O. Box 346
Gainesboro, Tennessee
38562,
 
Phone: (931) 268-9212
Fmx: (931) 268-4149
E-mail: belinda.ward@tn.gov

Jefferson County

214 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 710
Dandridge, Tennessee
37725,
 
Phone: (865) 397-2935
Fax: (865) 397-3839
E-mail: rick.farrar@tn.gov
Jefferson County website »

Johnson County

222 West Main St.
Mountain City, Tennessee
37683,
Phone: (423) 727-9633
Fmx: (423) 727-7047
E-mail: tammie.fenner@tn.gov

Knox County

300 Main St.
P.O. Box 1566
Knoxville, Tennessee
37901,
 
Phone: (865) 215-2385
Fax: (865) 215-2620
E-mail: foster.arnett@tn.gov
Knox County website »

Lake County

116 S. Court St.
Tiptonville, Tennessee
38079,

Phone: (731) 253-7582
Fmx: (731) 253-6815
E-mail: joann.mills@tn.gov

Lauderdale County

100 Court Square
Ripley, Tennessee
38063,

Phone: (731) 635-2561
Fax: (731) 635-9682
E-mail: linda.summar@tn.gov

Lawrence County

200 West Gaines St.
Suite 103
Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
38464,

Phone: (931) 762-7700
Fmx: (931) 766-4146
E-mail: ckizer@lawcotn.org
Lawrence County website »

Lewis County

110 N. Park
Room 105
Hohenwald, Tennessee
38462,
Phone: (931) 796-2200
Fmx: (931) 796-6010
E-mail: sandra.clayton@tn.gov

Lincoln County

112 Main Ave. South
Room 102
Fayetteville, Tennessee
37334,
Phone: (931) 433-2454
Fmx: (931) 433-9304
E-mail: anne.underwood@tn.gov
Lincoln County website »

Loudon County

101 Mulberry St.
Suite 200
Loudon, Tennessee
37774,

Phone: (865) 458-2726
Fmx: (865) 458-9891
E-mail: riley.wampler@tn.gov

Macon County

104 County Courthouse, Publix Square
Lafayette, Tennessee
37083,
 
Phone: (615) 666-2333
Fmx: (615) 666-2202
E-mail: james.howser@tn.gov
Macon County website »

Madison County

100 Main St.
Room 105
Jackson, Tennessee
38301,

Phone: (731) 423-6022
Fax: (731) 424-4903
E-mail: freddie.pruitt@tn.gov

Marion County

24 Courthouse Square
P.O. Box 789
Room 101
Jasper, Tennessee
37347,
Phone: (423) 942-2515
Fmx: (423) 942-0815
E-mail: dwight.minter@tn.gov

Marshall County

1107 Courthouse Annex
Lewisburg, Tennessee
37091,
Phone: (931) 359-1072
Fax: (931) 359-0559
E-mail: daphne.fagan@tn.gov

Maury County

10 Public Square
Columbia,, Tennessee
38401,
Phone: (931) 381-3690
Fmx: (931) 375-5219
E-mail: nancy.w.thompson@tn.gov

McMinn County

5 South Hill St.
Suite A
Athens, Tennessee
37303,
Phone: (423) 745-4440
Fmx: (423) 744-1657
E-mail: evonne.hoback@tn.gov
McMinn County website »

McNairy County

170 W. Court
Room 102
Selmer, Tennessee
38375,

Phone: (731) 645-3511
Fmx: (731) 646-1414
E-mail: ronnie.price@tn.gov

Meigs County

17214 State Highway 58 N.
Decatur, Tennessee
37322,
 
Phone: (423) 334-5747
E-mail: janie.myers@tn.gov

Monroe County

103 College St.
Madisonville, Tennessee
37354,

Phone: (423) 442-2220
Fax: (423) 442-9542
E-mail: monroeclerk@bellsouth.net

Montgomery County

350 Pageant Lane
Suite 502
Clarksville, Tennessee
37040,

Phone: (931) 648-5711
Fax: (931) 553-5160
E-mail: kajackson@montgomerycountytn.org
Montgomery County website »

Moore County

196 Main St.
P.O. Box 206
Lynchburg, Tennessee
37352,

Phone: (931) 759-7346
Fax: (931) 759-6394
E-mail: nancy.hatfield@tn.gov

Morgan County

415 s. Kingston St.
P.O. Box 301
Wartburg, Tennessee
37887,
Phone: (423) 346-3480
Fax: (423) 346-4161
E-mail: carol.hamby@tn.gov

Obion County

2 Bill Burnett Circle
Union City, Tennessee
38261,

Phone: (731) 885-3831
Fax: (731) 885-0287
E-mail: vollie.boehms@tn.gov

Overton County

317 E. University St.
Room 22
Livingston, Tennessee
38570,
Phone: (931) 823-2631
Fmx: (931) 823-2696
E-mail: hugh.ogletree@tn.gov
Overton County website »

Perry County

Main St.
P.O. Box 58
Linden, Tennessee
37096,
Phone: (931) 589-2219
Fax: (931) 589-2215
E-mail: jane.lewis@tn.gov

Pickett County

1 Courthouse Square
Suite 201
Byrdstown, Tennessee
38549,
Phone: (931) 864-3879
Fmx: (931) 864-7087
E-mail: robert.e.lee@tn.gov

Polk County

6239 Hwy 411
P.O. Box 158
Office 102
Benton, Tennessee
37307,

Phone: (423) 338-4526
Fax: (423) 338-4551
E-mail: angie.sanford@tn.gov

Putnam County

P.O. Box 220
Cookeville, Tennessee
38503,
Phone: (931) 526-7106
Fax: (931) 372-8201
E-mail: wayne.nabors@tn.gov

Rhea County

375 Church St.
Suite 101
Dayton, Tennessee
37321,
Phone: (423) 775-7808
Fax: (423) 775-7898
E-mail: linda.shaver@tn.gov

Roane County

200 E. Race St.
P.O. Box 546
Kingston, Tennessee
37763,

Phone: (865) 376-5556
Fmx: (865) 717-4121
E-mail: barbara.anthony@tn.gov

Robertson County

511 S. Brown St.
Springfield, Tennessee
37172,

Phone: (615) 384-5895
Fmx: (615) 384-2218
E-mail: susan.atchley@tn.gov
Robertson County website »

Rutherford County

319 N. Maple St.
Suite 121
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
37130,
Phone: (615) 898-7800
alternate phone: (615) 459-9692
Fax: (615) 898-7830
E-mail: georgia.lynch@tn.gov
Rutherford County website »

Scott County

283 Court St.
P.O. Box 87
Huntsville, Tennessee
37756,
Phone: (423) 663-2588
Fmx: (423) 663-3969
E-mail: patricia.phillips@tn.gov

Sequatchie County

307 Cherry St.
P.O. Box 248
Dunlap, Tennessee
37327,
Phone: (423) 949-2522
Fax: (423) 949-6316
E-mail: charlotte.cagle@tn.gov

Sevier County

125 Court Ave.
Suite 202
Sevierville, Tennessee
37862,

Phone: (865) 453-5502
Fax: (865) 453-6830
E-mail: Joe.Keener@tn.gov
Sevier County website »

Shelby County

150 Washington Ave.
Memphis, Tennessee
38103,
Phone: (901) 545-4244
Fax: (901) 545-3779
E-mail: 125 Court Ave.
Shelby County website »

Smith County

122 Turner High Circle
Suite 101
Carthage, Tennessee
37030,

Phone: (615) 735-9833
Fmx: (615) 735-8252
E-mail: jimmy.norris@tn.gov

Stewart County

225 Donelson Pkwy
P.O. Box 67
Dover, Tennessee
37058,
 
Phone: (931) 232-7616
Fmx: (931) 232-4934
E-mail: jimmy.fitzhugh@tn.gov

Sullivan County

3258 Hwy 126
Suite 101
Blountville, Tennessee
37617,
 
Phone: (423) 323-6428
Fmx: (423) 279-2725
E-mail: jeanie.gammon@tn.gov
Sullivan County website »

Sumner County

355 North Belvedere Dr.
Room 111
Gallatin, Tennessee
37066,
 
Phone: (615) 452-4063
Fax: (615) 452-9371
E-mail: bkemp@sumnertn.org
Sumner County website »

Tipton County

220 Hwy 51 North
P.O. Box 528
Suite 2
Covington, Tennessee
38019,
 
Phone: (901) 476-0207
Fmx: (901) 476-0297
E-mail: pdeen@tiptonco.com
Tipton County website »

Trousdale County

200 E. Main St.
Room 2
Hartsville, Tennessee
37074,
 
Phone: (615) 374-2906
Fax: (615) 374-1100
E-mail: rita.crowder@tn.gov

Unicoi County

100 Main St.
P.O. Box 340
Suite 100
Erwin, Tennessee
37650,

Phone: (423) 743-3381
Fmx: (423) 743-5430
E-mail: ruby.mclaughlin@tn.gov
Unicoi County website »

Union County

901 Main St.
Suite 119
Maynardville, Tennessee
37807,
Phone: (865) 992-8043
Fmx: (865) 992-4992
E-mail: pam.ailor@tn.gov
Union County website »

Van Buren County

500 College Street
Administrative Building
Spencer, Tennessee
38585,

Phone: (931) 946-2121
Fmx: (931) 946-2876
E-mail: linda.pettit@tn.gov

Warren County

201 Locust St.
Suite 2P
McMinnville, Tennessee
37110,
Phone: (931) 473-2623
Fmx: (931) 473-8622
E-mail: lesa.scott@tn.gov

Washington County

100 Main St.
P.O. Box 218
Jonesborough, Tennessee
37659,
Phone: (423) 753-1621
Fax: (423) 753-4716
E-mail: doyle.cloyd@tn.gov

Wayne County

200 Court Square
P.O. Box 367
Waynesboro, Tennessee
38485,

Phone: (931) 722-5544
Fax: (931) 722-6410
E-mail: stan.horton@tn.gov

Weakley County

Courthouse Square
P.O. Box 587
Room 104
Dresden, Tennessee
38225,
 
Phone: (731) 364-2285
Fax: (731) 264-5236
E-mail: pat.scarbrough@tn.gov
Weakley County website »

White County

1 East Brockman Way
Sparta, Tennessee
38583,
 
Phone: (931) 836-3712
Fmx: (931) 836-2601
E-mail: connie.jolley@tn.gov

Williamson County

1320 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 624
Suite 135
Franklin, Tennessee
37065,

Phone: (615) 790-5712
Fax: (615) 790-5610
E-mail: elaine.anderson@tn.gov
Williamson County website »

Wilson County

228 East Main St.
P.O. Box 950
Room 101
Lebanon, Tennessee
37088,

Phone: (615) 444-0314
Fax: (615) 443-2615
E-mail: jim.goodall@tn.gov
Wilson County website »