Randolph County, North Carolina Genealogy

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

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Randolph County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Founded 1749
County Seat Asheboro
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County Courthouse

Randolph County Courthouse
Asheboro, NC 27203
Phone: 336-318-6960

* Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1913
* Marriage records from 1800 and land records
* Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records
* Probate records from 1786


Parent County

1779--Randolph County was created from Guilford County.
County seat: Asheboro [1]

Boundary Changes

"Rotating Formation of North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the North Carolina Genealogy 101 website. The maps rely on AniMap 3.0 software.

Record Loss

Many court records are missing.


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties





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

Church Records



Family Histories

  • [German] German, John L. "Finding the Father of David German of North Carolina and Shelby County, Indiana," The American Genealogist, Vol. 68, No. 2 (Apr. 1993):87-94. Digital version at American Ancestors ($).


Local Histories



Civil War

Civil War Confederate units from this county include:

-2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry




Vital Records

Randolph County Register of Deeds

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. "Sandy Creek Baptist Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com/, accessed 22 October 2012.
  3. George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:227-228. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
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