Register of Deeds

flag2Cynthia Jones (Cindi)
Register of Deeds

102 County Courthouse
Lafayette, TN 37083
615- 666-2353  - Voice
615- 666-2691 - Fax


Monday - Friday:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Cindi Jones 
Register of Deeds
Nancy Carver
Deputy Register

Deputy Register - Part Time
Register SealThe principal duty of the Macon County Register of Deeds is to register (record) deeds and other instruments required by law or allowed to be filed by law.  This includes items such as deeds, powers of attorney, mortgages, marriage settlements, plats, leases, wills, and military discharges.

All documents, except Military Discharges, may be accessed at

The Register is responsible for collecting fees for registering all documents. 

The fee varies based on the type of document and how long it is.

The Register is also responsible to collect taxes on the sale of real estate.

The Register also collects taxes on recordings which evidence a debt.  This would include mortgages, conditional sales contracts and fixture filings under the Uniform Commercial Code.