Avery County, North Carolina

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Avery County'''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Avery County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption NCGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.ncgenweb.us/avery/ Avery Co. NCGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = Nc-avery.png
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| state = North Carolina
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| state_map = North_Carolina.png
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| founded year = 1911
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| founded date =
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| seat wl = Newland
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}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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|-
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| width="100%" align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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|-
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Census|Census]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land|'''Deeds''']]</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate|Wills]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1911</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1920</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1911</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1911</center>
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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
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1911'''--Avery County was created 23 February 1911&nbsp;from Caldwell, Mitchell, and Watauga counties.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Newland (originally known as "Old Fields of Toe"). <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1911'''--Avery County was created 23 February 1911&nbsp;from [[Caldwell County, North Carolina|Caldwell]], [[Mitchell County, North Carolina|Mitchell,]] and [[Watauga County, North Carolina|Watauga]] counties.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Newland (originally known as "Old Fields of Toe"). <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
== Resources  ==
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*[[Burke County, North Carolina|Burke]]
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*[[Caldwell County, North Carolina|Caldwell]]
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*[[Carter County, Tennessee|Carter County, Tennessee]]
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*[[Johnson County, Tennessee|Johnson County, Tennessee]]
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*[[McDowell County, North Carolina|Mcdowell]]
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*[[Mitchell County, North Carolina|Mitchell]]
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*[[Watauga County, North Carolina|Watauga]]
  
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== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Ncavery.png|thumb|right|400px]]
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== 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
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/avery/averycemeteries.html Cemetery information - Avery County, NCGenWeb Archives]
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*[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  ====
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{{Census|North Carolina}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court<br> ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/avery/averymilitary.html Mililtary records] - Avery County, NCGenWeb Archives
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===== Civil War  =====
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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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
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*[http://www.averyjournal.com/ Avery Journal-Times] - current newspaper&nbsp;
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Marriages  =====
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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;
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*[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
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===== Deaths  =====
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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;
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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;
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/avery/averyobits.html Avery County Obituaries] - Avery County, NCGenWeb Archives
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==== Yearbooks  ====
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=avery&state=NC Avery County students at NC colleges] - a list via the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*[http://www.amyregionallibrary.org/avery/index.html Avery-Mitchell-Yancey Regional Library System]
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*[http://www.averymuseum.com/ Avery County Historical Museum&nbsp;]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncavery/ NCGenWeb: Avery County] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=190871&subject_disp=North+Carolina%2C+Avery&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Avery|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 21:21, 12 February 2013

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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
Founded 1911
County Seat Newland
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Avery County, North Carolina Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Deeds
Wills
1913
1911
1913
1920
1911
1911

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

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

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

Ncavery.png

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Avery County, North Carolina 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).