Williamson County Archives & Museum
Attention: County Museum open regular hours.
Archives Reading Room available by appointment.
Williamson County Archives is accepting research appointments M-F during regular business hours. Please give us a call at 615-790-5462 to schedule your visit. Archives Department staff are available for research and request assistance via phone, mail, and email. Our contact info is listed on the right side of this page. Please reach out to us with any questions.
The County Museum is open during regular business hours. Admission is always free. Parking is available on-site. We are asking all guests to enter the museum through the main lobby (double doors off the parking lot).
Archives and Museum visitors (13+) are required to wear face coverings over their nose and mouth. Thank you for working with us as we do our best to protect the health of our citizens and staff. We hope to see you soon!
Williamson County Archives collects, preserves, and provides access to county records with enduring administrative and historical value. Our records date back to the founding of Williamson County, Tennessee, in 1799, and include multiple record groups. We also collect other documents of historical value and make them available to the public.
Williamson County Archives also houses the County Museum. This family friendly museum is open to everyone, and admission is always free. Come explore the industries, people, and communities that have shaped the history and development of Williamson County, TN.
As stated above, the Archives holds Williamson County records that date from the creation of the county in 1799. These records are available in a variety of formats, from the original paper documents and record books to microfilm and scanned images. Available materials include: wills, court records, maps, newspapers, and more.
To get a more detailed idea of what records are available, or to look for specific county records, please click Search Collections on the left side of this page. From that page, follow the Williamson County Archives Online link to search indexed county records. Please note, for copies of newer records, you may need to contact the appropriate county office (ex: contact the County Clerk’s office for recent marriage certificates, etc.) For guides to our manuscript collections and newspapers on microfilm, check out our Research Guides page.