Research Resources

Tennessee State Library and Archives
403 7th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37243-0312
(615) 741-7996

Tipton County Public Library
300 W. Church Street
Covington, TN 38019
(901) 476-8289

LDS Family History Center

4195 Kirby-Whitten Parkway
Bartlett, TN 38135
(901) 388-9974

Tipton County Vital Records Office
Tipton County Clerk
P.O. Box 528
Covington, TN 38019-0528
(901) 476-2438

Barlow Funeral Home
205 North Main
Covington, TN 38019-2103
(901) 476-9675

Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home
1701 US Highway 51 South
Covington, TN 38019-3628
(901) 476-9778

Thomas Funeral Home
210 North Main
Covington, TN 38019-2104
(901) 476-9563

Tipton County Public Library
300 West Church Avenue
Covington, TN 38019-2729
(901) 476-8289

Covington Leader Newspaper
2001 US Highway 51 South
Covington, TN 38019-3631
(901) 476-7116

Tipton Co Records at TSLA


Beasley, Gaylon N. True tales of Tipton: historical accounts of Tipton County, TN. Covington, Tipton County Hist. Soc., 1981. 197 pp.

Goodspeed's history of TN (Tipton County, pp. 808-818, 885-921). Goodspeed, 1887.  Gwinn, David A. "A historical sketch of Tipton County, TN, 1823-1876, by Col. R.H. Munford." WTHSP 45 (1991), pp. 95-115.

Tipton County Frazier Alumni Association presents: "The Frazier Epic, 1889- 1970": an exhibit & historical narrative of Frazier School. Covington, the association, 1986. 6 pp.

Turner, Glaldys B. Memories of Island 35: Tipton County, TN. Memphis, Castle Books, 1987. 132 pp.

Williams, Joseph S. Old times in west TN: reminiscences--semi historic--of pioneer life & the early emigrant settlers in the Big Hatchie country. Memphis, W.G. Cheeney, 1873. 295 pp. (various reprints available)

Wingfield, Marshall. "Tipton County, TN." WTHSP 3 (1949), pp. 5-26.

Woods, Gayle. Kelley's Chapel: a historical survey. N.p., the author, 1988. 28 pp.

Wortham, Mildred O. Tipton County, TN: a place of memories: a people moving forward. Virginia Beach, VA, the Donning Co., 1994. 208 pp.

Welcome home Atoka! A history of our town. Tim Forbess, ed. Atoka, the editor, 1986. 92 pp.

Moore, Joanne C. "The Devil's Elbow." WTHSP 35 (1981), pp. 5-24.

Marshall, John W. The early history of Mason. N.p., the author, 1985. 147 pp.

Marshall, John W. Mason: a glimpse into the past. Mason, the author, 1991. 75 pp.

Wade, William J. Notes on Randolph, TN. Memphis, n.p., 1949. 7 pp.

Women in Tennessee History
Bibliography, indexed by subject, of more than 170 references to books, journal articles, dissertations, and videos. Connections to book reviews.

If you would like to contribute obituaries, biographies, links to Tipton county ancestor pages or any other information that would be useful to other researchers in the county, please send e-mail to the address below.

Tipton County Coordinator

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