Raleigh 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 Raleigh Family History Center serves Raleigh and Eastern Wake County.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 5060 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC 27609 
  • This is not a mailing address, but only the physical address of the Center.
  • Main entrance is on the south side of the building (small parking lot), in the back. Door is located at top of stairs.
  • Link to map: Raleigh Family History Center 

Phone: 919-783-7752

E-mail: nc_raleigh@ldsmail.net

Open Hours

  • Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat: 9am-1pm
  • Tues & Wed: 6:30pm-8:30pm

Inclement Weather: Closed when the Wake County School System is closed 

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

March 2, 2013, 9am-1pm: Family History Seminar 2013

Class Schedule

At 7-8pm, every third Thursday of the month, January through October, we have a class on various family history related topics.

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


Databases and Software

  • FHC 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. 
  • Several genealogy software programs are available to try on the patron computers.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 10 patron computers
  • 4 microfilm readers
  • 1 microform copier (makes digital copies in addition to printouts)
  • 1 flatbed scanner
  • 1 multimedia card reader
  • 1 photocopier 
  • 2 black and white laser printers

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

  • Organizing Your Research - Vicky Myers, Monday 9am-1pm shift


Resources in the Local Area


Volunteer at the Center

  • Need additional help on most shifts
  • Teach patron classes

Please contact nc_raleigh@ldsmail.net if you are interested in volunteering or have questions.

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