Blount County Tennessee Genealogy

Blount County lies between the Tennessee River and the great Smoky Mountain, and south of Knox County. It has an area of about 470 square miles, one-sixth of which is mountain land. It is abundantly supplied with water and water power. The principal stream is Little River, which receives the waters of Crooked Creek, Pistol Creek, Nails Creek and Ellejoy. In the southern and western portions of the county are Abram, Nine Mile, Six Mile, Four Mile, Baker and Boyd Creeks. The mineral resources are abundant. In addition to iron and marble. silver and gold are found in paying quantities. The settlement of Blount county was begun in 1785. The county was established by an act of the Territorial Assembly, passed July 11, 1795.

Blount County Tennessee Genealogy Resources

Localities in Blount County Tennessee


  • Alcoa
  • Friendsville
  • Maryville
  • Rockford
  • Townsend


  • Louisville
  • Vonore

Census-designated places

  • Eagleton Village
  • Seymour
  • Walland
  • Wildwood

Unincorporated Communities

  • Armona
  • Disco
  • Fairfield
  • Happy Valley
  • Old Glory
  • Tallassee
  • Top of the World

Former Localities in Blount County

  • Alleghany Springs
  • Allanwick
  • Bank
  • Big Gully
  • Blockhouse
  • Brick Mill
  • Cades Cove
  • Calderwood
  • Chandler
  • Chilhowee
  • Cliff
  • Clover Hill
  • Cloyd’s Creek
  • Corn
  • Ellejoy
  • Ellisworth
  • Ewing
  • Friendship
  • Gamble’s Store
  • Hebronville
  • Houk
  • Jena
  • Kisers
  • McKinley
  • Mentor
  • Mint
  • Miser
  • Montvale
  • Nichols
  • Notime
  • Rasar
  • Seaton
  • South Rockford
  • Tang
  • Tremont
  • Tuckaleechee Cove
  • Tut
  • Uceba
  • Waters
  • Yellow Sulphur
WWI Monument in Knoxville Tennessee

Blount County, Tennessee, World War 1 Veterans

This index lists the 893 individuals who served from Blount County during World War I. There were 768 soldiers in the Army, 35 of which were officers. There were 93 sailors in the Navy, 1 of which was an officer. There were 16 Marines in the Marine Corps. There were…
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Page 6, Miscellaneous Court Records, 1796

Blount County Tennessee Court Records

Records of the County or Quarterly Court are available for Blount county, for varying years. These records are often not indexed. County Court minutes contain information about estates, guardianships, small court cases and routine county business matters. There were known fires at the Blount County courthouse in 1879 & 1934….

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1869 Explanation of Will Book 1

Index to Blount County Will Book, No. 1, 1799-1858

The following index was compiled from the transcribed wills created in 1869 from all known records not destroyed previously by fire. This new book was created by James A. Greer under the auspices of a Blount County committee assigned to the task. The original handwritten copy can be found on…

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Goodspeed History of Tennessee, 1887

Moore County, Tennessee Military History

The citizens of the territory composing Moore County have contributed their full share of soldiers to fight the battles of their country. A few of the early settlers were survivors of the war of the Revolution, and some of them served in the struggle of 1812, but it is impossible…

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Blount County Tennessee Chancery Court Records 1850 – 1900s

The government of Blount County, Tennessee has created an index for their Chancery Court records covering the years of 1850-1900s. These records are stored in twenty-nine boxes with an archives copy stored on microfilm. This index is reproduced below in a searchable format. Click here to see their pdf version…

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