Avery County, North Carolina Genealogy
Guide to Avery County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Avery County, North Carolina|
Location in the state of North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 4.1 Cemeteries
- 4.2 Census
- 4.3 Church
- 4.4 Court
- 4.5 Land
- 4.6 Local Histories
- 4.7 Maps
- 4.8 Military
- 4.9 Newspapers
- 4.10 Probate
- 4.11 Taxation
- 4.12 Vital Records
- 4.13 Yearbooks
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Websites
- 7 References
Avery County North Carolina
Newland, NC 28640
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probate, court & land from 1911.
Register of Deeds
PO Box 87
Newland, NC 28657
Clerk of Superior Court
PO Box 115
Newland, NC 28657
Telephone: (828) 737-6700
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
|Tombstone Transcriptions Online||Tombstone Transcriptions in Print||List of Cemeteries in the county|
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|North Carolina Cemeteries|
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For tips on accessing Avery County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina Census.
- Mililtary records - Avery County, NCGenWeb Archives
- 1779 - 1782 - North Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers 1779-1782 at FamilySearch — index and images
- 1861 - 1865 - North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865 at FamilySearch.org — index and images
- 1861 - 1865 - North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865 at FamilySearch.org — index and images
- 1861 - 1865 - U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865 at Ancestry — index (free)
- 1861 - 1865 - U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865 at Ancestry — index (free)
- 1885 - 1953 - North Carolina, Confederate Soldiers and Widows Pension Applications, 1885-1953 at FamilySearch — images
World War I
- 1917 - 1919 - North Carolina, World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919 at FamilySearch — index and images
World War II
- 1940 - 1948 - North Carolina, Discharge and Statement of Service Records, 1940-1948 at FamilySearch — index and images
- Avery County Newspapers - find libraries with microfilm of historical newspapers; via the Library of Congress
- Avery Journal-Times - current newspaper
Online Probate Records
- 1660 - 1790 - North Carolina Will Abstracts 1660-1790 at Ancestry.com — index and images $]
- 1663 - 1979 - North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979 at FamilySearch — index and images
- 1663 - 1979 - Avery County NC Loose Estates Index, 1663-1979
- 1665 - 1998 - North Carolina Wills and Probate Records 1665-1998 at Ancestry.com — index and images $
- 1735 - 1970 - North Carolina Probate Records 1735-1970 at FamilySearch.org — images
- 1760 - 1800 - North Carolina Will Abstracts 1760-1800 at Ancestry.com — index and images
- 1914 -1970 - Avery County Birth Index 1914-1970. Batch C736171 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1800 - 2000 - North Carolina Birth Index 1800-2000 at FamilySearch.org — index
- 1866 - 1964 - North Carolina Births and Christenings 1866-1964 at FamilySearch.org — index
- 1741-2004 - North Carolina, United States Marriages at FindMyPast — index $
- Avery County marriage records can be ordered from the Register of Deeds. Please visit their website for contact information.
- Index at FamilySearch - free.
- 1763 - 1868 - North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868 at FamilySearch — index and images
- 1762 - 1979 - North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 at FamilySearch — index and images; includes Avery County marriages
- 1759 - 1979 - North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979 at FamilySearch.org — index
- 1741 - 2004 - North Carolina Marriage Index 1741-2004 at Ancestry.com — index $
- 1911 - 1977 - Avery County Marriage Index 1911-1977 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical
- Avery County death records can be ordered from the Register of Deeds. Please visit their website for contact information.
- North Carolina Death Certificates, 1906-1930 - database from FamilySearch; includes original microfilm images and covers Avery County.
- Avery County Obituaries - Avery County, NCGenWeb Archives
- 1898 - 1994 - North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930 at FamilySearch.org — index and images
- 1906 - 1930 - North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930 at FamilySearch.org — index and images
- 1908 - 2004 - North Carolina Death Indexes 1908-2004 at Ancestry.com — index $
- 1909 - 1975 - North Carolina Death Certificates 1909-1975 at Ancestry.com — index and images $
- 1931 - 1994 - North Carolina Deaths 1931-1994 at FamilySearch.org — index
- Avery County students at NC colleges - a list via the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
Societies and Libraries
Toe Valley Genealogical Society
491 Beaver Creek Road
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
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.
- NCGenWeb: Avery County - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project
- FamilySearch Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- 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.
- Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at