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*'''1833-1941''' - Macon County Marriage Index 1833-1941. Batch {{IGI|M752093}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf.</ref>
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Revision as of 15:59, 4 May 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png  North Carolina  Gotoarrow.png  Macon County

Guide to Macon County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Macon County, North Carolina
Map of North Carolina highlighting Macon 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 1828
County Seat Franklin
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County Courthouse

Macon County Courthouse
Franklin, NC 28734-3005
Phone: 828-349-2095

Register of Deeds has marriage and land records
Clerk Superior Court has probate and court records[1] Macon County was recreated from Haywood in 1828


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The county is named after U.S. Senator Nathaniel Macon (1758-1837).[2]

Parent County

1828--Macon County was created in 1828 from Haywood County.
County seat: Franklin [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Many records are missing.


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




Many of Macon County's cemeteries have been surveyed, and the surveys placed online: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/region/southeast/ncmacon/cemeteries.html

The Macon County Historical Society is planning to release a compilation of the county's cemetery surveys in book form.


For tips on accessing Macon 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.



State Archives
County Courthouse


Vital Records

  • 1833-1941 - Macon County Marriage Index 1833-1941. Batch M752093 at FamilySearch - free.[4]

Societies and Libraries 

Macon County Genealogical Society

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Macon County, North Carolina. Page 510 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Nathaniel Macon", Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf.
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