County Marriage Numbers Down In 2013 From Prior 2 Years

Friday, January 3, 2014

County Clerk Bill Knowles stated today that Hamilton County issued 2,408 marriage licenses in 2013. 

He said, “This number is down when compared to the total issued in the previous two years. In 2012 the clerk’s office received 2,685 applications, while in 2011 the clerk’s office licensed 2,624 couples for marriage.

 

“Tennessee changed the marriage license law in 2004 requiring a higher issuance fee for all couples not receiving pre-martial counseling prior to making application. Without the Certification of Completion the license  cost $102.50. When the state counseling affidavit is presented the cost is $40.”

 

Total number of licenses issued in previous years are:

2010     2358

2009     2295

2008     2395

2007     2472

2006     2681

2005     2587

2004     2777

2003     3610

2002     4711

2001     4948

2000     4944



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