Boone North Carolina Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

The Boone North Carolina Family History Center is located in the Church in Boone. We serve primarily Watauga, Ashe, and Avery counties.

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location & Map:

  • 604 Poplar Grove Rd  Boone, NC 28607-8872  United States
  • Location Map
  • Enter using the side entrance from the upper parking lot.

Phone: (828) 495-8744 or Jennifer Helms (801) 367-6014


Open Hours: by appointment. Please email or call Jennifer Helms (801) 367-6014 to arrange a time to use the center

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

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Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

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Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • Family History Center Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. 

Resources in the Local Area
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The Watauga County Public Library in Boone is a FamilySearch affiliate. Patrons can view limited-access FamilySearch databases at the library. The library has a genealogy club which meets the last Friday of each month at 3pm May through October.

Links[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

Wiki page on Watauga County:,_North_Carolina

Wiki page for North Carolina:

Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]

We would love to be able to have regular hours when we are open to serve the public. Volunteers are welcome! Email if you are interested in volunteering.