Stanly County, North Carolina Genealogy

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

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Stanly 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 1841
County Seat Albemarle
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County Courthouse

Stanly Count Courthouse
201 S 2nd St
Laurinburg, NC 28352
Phone: 910-277-2577

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

Stanly created from Montgomery 11 Jan 1841[1]


Parent County

1841--Stanly County was created from Montgomery County.
County seat: Albemarle [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the website.

Record Loss

Some of the early records are missing. For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties



African American



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

Church Records

  • Randall's United Methodist Church, near Norwood, N.C. Organized about 1785.[4] Originally located in Montgomery County.



Local Histories



Civil War

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

- 14th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 4th Volunteers, Company H
:- 1st Brigade, North Carolina Reserves, Company G
:- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company G
:- 6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company G
:- 6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company I




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Stanly County, North Carolina. Page 513 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).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at
  4. "Randall's United Methodist Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,, accessed 22 October 2012.
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