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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
'''Davidson County North Carolina'''<br>P O Box 464 <br> Lexington, NC 27293<br> 336-242-2150<br> <br> Reg of Deeds has b, m, d, bur <br> land rec from 1823<br> Clk Sup Ct has div, <br> pro &amp; ct rec from 1823
[http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/ Davidson County Courthouse]<br>P O Box 464 <br>Lexington, NC 27293<br>Phone: 336-242-2150<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and burial<br>land records from 1823<br>Clerk Superio Court has divorce<br>probate and court records from 1823<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Davidson County, North Carolina. Page 508 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
== History  ==
== History  ==

Revision as of 16:16, 30 May 2012

Davidson County, North Carolina
Map of North Carolina highlighting Davidson County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Founded 1822
County Seat Lexington
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County Courthouse

Davidson County Courthouse
P O Box 464
Lexington, NC 27293
Phone: 336-242-2150

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and burial
land records from 1823
Clerk Superio Court has divorce
probate and court records from 1823[1]


Parent County

1822--Davidson County was created 9 December 1822 from Rowan County.
County seat: Lexington [2]

Record Loss

1866--Courthouse fire may have destroyed some records.


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties



Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville BillionGraves


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




Local Histories



Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.




Vital Records

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

North Carolina Davidson County Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Davidson County, North Carolina. Page 508 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).