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My name is Connie Burkett, and I'm the volunteer coordinator for Lauderdale County, TNGenWeb Project. I do not live in Lauderdale County, and cannot conduct personal research, but I will try to help you with your questions. To email me, type the following email address into an "email message form".

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A Brief History

Lauderdale County was created in 1835 from Haywood, Dyer and Tipton Counties.

It was named in honor of James Lauderdale, an Indian War and War of 1812 officer who fell leading troops against the British in 1814, prior to the Battle of New Orleans.

Located in West Tennessee, one of Tennessee's Three Grand Divisions,
Ripley is the county seat.

Our western border is the Mississippi River. Crockett County is one of our neighboring counties, and across the River is Mississippi County, Arkansas.

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Lauderdale County, TN Court House

Lauderdale County Court Clerk
County Court House
100 Court Square Ripley, Tennessee 38063
(731) 635-2561


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I would like to thank Ava Wilson Whitis, Sarah Hutcherson, Mandy Queen, Betty Casey, and Tammy Hamilton for all the hard work they have done for the Lauderdale County, TNGenWeb.

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