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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
Haywood County North Carolina 215 N Main Street<br> Waynesville, NC 28786<br> 828-452-6635<br>  
Haywood County Courthouse<br>&nbsp;215 N Main Street<br>Waynesville, NC 28786<br>Phone: 828-452-6635<br>
Reg of Deeds has mr and land rec<br> Clk Sup Ct has pro &amp; ct rec<br> Haywood County was created from Buncombe 15 Dec 1808<br>
Register of Deeds has marriage and&nbsp;land records<br>Clerk Superior&nbsp;Court has probate and court records
<br>Haywood County was created from Buncombe 15 Dec 1808<br>
== History  ==
== History  ==

Revision as of 15:00, 31 May 2012

Haywood County, North Carolina
Map of North Carolina highlighting Haywood County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Founded December 15, 1808
County Seat Waynesville
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County Courthouse

Haywood County Courthouse
 215 N Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786
Phone: 828-452-6635

Register of Deeds has marriage and land records
Clerk Superior Court has probate and court records

Haywood County was created from Buncombe 15 Dec 1808


Parent County

1808--Haywood County was established 15 December 1808 from Buncombe County.  County seat: Waynesville [1]

Boundary Changes

Haywood County was formed from the western portion of Buncombe County in 1808. At the time of its formation, it stretched from Buncombe County to the Tennessee state line. In 1828, the western portion of Haywood County became Macon County. Parts of Haywood and Macon Counties were used to form Jackson county in 1851.

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




For tips on accessing Haywood 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

Birth and death records are available from 1913. Marriage records are available from 1808.

  • Haywood County marriage licenses, 1857-1914 - index freely available from the NC State Library.  Word format | PDF format.
  • Haywood County marriage licenses, 1915-1925 - index freely available from the NC State Library - Word format | PDF format.

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).