The Rocky Top Public Library has an extensive collection of TN historical and genealogical material.

ProQuest’s HeritageQuest Online

Heritage Quest Online – A resource for genealogy and family history research. Includes digitized copies of federal census records, full-text family and local history books, Freedman’s Bank records and more!

Tennessee Death Records

Death Certificates for 1908-1959 are now available online thru a partnership with To view the records, you only need to create a free account with  Other resources require a paid subscription.

TN State Library and Archives: Research and Collections

This incredibly vast collection includes birth and death records, marriage records, census records, county records, military records, African American and Native American records, state records, newspapers, place names and maps, Governor’s papers, manuscripts, TN acts, TN postcards,and additional resources.

East Tennessee Historical Society

For more than 175 years, the East Tennessee Historical Society has helped East Tennesseans hold on to their unique heritage by recording events and stories and collecting artifacts for its world-class museum collection.

Anderson County Historical Society

Headquartered in Clinton, Anderson County, Tennessee, the primary interest of the Anderson County Historical Society  is the preservation of the history and genealogies of Clinton and Anderson County and the surrounding counties in East Tennessee.

TNGenWeb: Anderson County

This website is affiliated with the TNGenWeb Project, which is an affiliate of the USGenWeb Project.  It is maintained by the Anderson County Historical Society.