Avery County, North Carolina Genealogy

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Guide to Avery County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Avery County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Avery County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1911
County Seat Newland
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Avery County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Deeds
Wills
1913
1911
1913
1920
1911
1911

Avery County North Carolina
Main Street
Newland, NC 28640
Phone: 828-733-8262

Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probate, court & land from 1911.

Register of Deeds
PO Box 87
Newland, NC 28657
Telephone: 828-733-8260
Fax: 828-733-8261
Website

Clerk of Superior Court
PO Box 115
Newland, NC 28657
Telephone: (828) 737-6700

History

Parent County

1911--Avery County was created 23 February 1911 from Caldwell, Mitchell, and Watauga counties.
County seat: Newland (originally known as "Old Fields of Toe"). [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
NCGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
NCGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
North Carolina Cemeteries
Billion Graves
See North Carolina Cemeteries for more information.

Census

For tips on accessing Avery County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

World War I
World War II

Newspapers

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths
  • Avery County death records can be ordered from the Register of Deeds. Please visit their website for contact information. 
Divorce

Yearbooks


Societies and Libraries 

Toe Valley Genealogical Society
491 Beaver Creek Road
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
website


Avery County Historical Museum
1829 Shultz Circle
PO Box 266
Newland, NC 28657
Telephone Number: 828-733-7111 or 765-4247
E-mail:averymuseum@gmail.com
Website


Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/4/4d/Iginorthcarolinaa.pdf.
  3. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [1]