Avery County, North Carolina Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.averycountync.gov/ Avery County North Carolina]<br>Main Street<br>Newland, NC 28640<br>Phone: 828-733-8262<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probate, court &amp; land from 1911<br><br>Avery County was formed 23 Feb 1911 from Caldwell, Mitchell, Watauga<br>
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[http://www.averycountync.gov/ Avery County North Carolina]<br>Main Street<br>Newland, NC 28640<br>Phone: 828-733-8262<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probate, court &amp; land from 1911<br><br>Avery County was formed 23 Feb 1911 from Caldwell, Mitchell, Watauga<br>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncavery/cemeteries/cemetery-index.htm Cemetery information - Avery County, NCGenWeb] - includes listings to approx. 60 cemeteries
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncavery/cemeteries/cemetery-index.htm Cemetery information - Avery County, NCGenWeb] - includes listings to approx. 60 cemeteries  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/avery/averycemeteries.html Cemetery information - Avery County, NCGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/avery/averycemeteries.html Cemetery information - Avery County, NCGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1656 Find-A-Grave: Avery County Cemeteries] - user-submitted names for burials in the county
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1656 Find-A-Grave: Avery County Cemeteries] - user-submitted names for burials in the county
  
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{{Census|North Carolina}}  
  
==== Church ====
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==== Court<br> ====
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
  
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=North+Carolina&county=Avery&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Avery County Newspapers] - find libraries with microfilm of historical newspapers; via the Library of Congress
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=North+Carolina&county=Avery&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType= Avery County Newspapers] - find libraries with microfilm of historical newspapers; via the Library of Congress  
 
*[http://www.averyjournal.com/ Avery Journal-Times] - current newspaper&nbsp;
 
*[http://www.averyjournal.com/ Avery Journal-Times] - current newspaper&nbsp;
  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Marriages =====
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===== Marriages =====
  
*Avery County marriage records can be ordered from the [http://averydeeds.com/ Register of Deeds]. Please visit their website for contact information.&nbsp;
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*Avery County marriage records can be ordered from the [http://averydeeds.com/ Register of Deeds]. Please visit their website for contact information.&nbsp;  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1726957&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979] - database from FamilySearch; includes Avery County marriages
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1726957&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979] - database from FamilySearch; includes Avery County marriages
  
===== Deaths =====
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===== Deaths =====
  
*Avery County death records can be ordered from the [http://averydeeds.com/ Register of Deeds]. Please visit their website for contact information.&nbsp;
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*Avery County death records can be ordered from the [http://averydeeds.com/ Register of Deeds]. Please visit their website for contact information.&nbsp;  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609799&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Death Certificates, 1906-1930] - database from FamilySearch; includes original microfilm images and covers Avery County.&nbsp;
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609799&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Death Certificates, 1906-1930] - database from FamilySearch; includes original microfilm images and covers Avery County.&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/avery/averyobits.html Avery County Obituaries] - Avery County, NCGenWeb Archives
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/avery/averyobits.html Avery County Obituaries] - Avery County, NCGenWeb Archives
  
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*[http://www.averymuseum.com/ Avery County Historical Museum&nbsp;]
 
*[http://www.averymuseum.com/ Avery County Historical Museum&nbsp;]
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]

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Avery 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.
Facts
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County Seat Newland
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Contents

County Courthouse

Avery County North Carolina
Main Street
Newland, NC 28640
Phone: 828-733-8262

Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probate, court & land from 1911

Avery County was formed 23 Feb 1911 from Caldwell, Mitchell, Watauga

History

Parent County

1911--Avery County was created 23 February 1911 from Caldwell, Mitchell, and Watauga counties.
County seat: Newland (originally known as "Old Fields of Toe"). [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

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

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriages
Deaths

Yearbooks


Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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