Catawba County, North Carolina Genealogy

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'''1842'''--Catawba County was formed 12 December 1842&nbsp;from the northern section of [[Lincoln_County,_North_Carolina|Lincoln]] County. '''County seat''': Newton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1842'''--Catawba County was formed 12 December 1842&nbsp;from the northern section of [[Lincoln County, North Carolina|Lincoln]] County. '''County seat''': Newton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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Many court records missing.
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Many court records missing.  
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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Newton was divided into 8 townships in 1868. Very few changes have been made in the township boundaries since that date. The townships are: [[Newton|Newton]] | [[Clines|Clines]] | [[Caldwell|Caldwell]] | [[Jacobs Fork|Jacobs Fork]] | [[Mountain Creek|Mountain Creek]] | [[Bandys|Bandys]] | [[Hickory Tavern|Hickory Tavern]] (changed to Hickory) | [[Hamilton|Hamilton]] (changed to Catawba).
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Newton was divided into 8 townships in 1868. Very few changes have been made in the township boundaries since that date. The townships are: [[Newton|Newton]] | [[Clines|Clines]] | [[Caldwell|Caldwell]] | [[Jacobs Fork|Jacobs Fork]] | [[Mountain Creek|Mountain Creek]] | [[Bandys|Bandys]] | [[Hickory Tavern|Hickory Tavern]] (changed to Hickory) | [[Hamilton|Hamilton]] (changed to Catawba).  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Burke County, North Carolina|Burke]]  
 
*[[Burke County, North Carolina|Burke]]  
 
*[[Caldwell County, North Carolina|Caldwell]]  
 
*[[Caldwell County, North Carolina|Caldwell]]  
*[[Cleveland_County,_North_Carolina|Cleveland]]
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*[[Cleveland County, North Carolina|Cleveland]]  
 
*[[Iredell County, North Carolina|Iredell]]  
 
*[[Iredell County, North Carolina|Iredell]]  
 
*[[Lincoln County, North Carolina|Lincoln]]
 
*[[Lincoln County, North Carolina|Lincoln]]
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United States  > North Carolina > Catawba County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1842--Catawba County was formed 12 December 1842 from the northern section of Lincoln County. County seat: Newton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Many court records missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Newton was divided into 8 townships in 1868. Very few changes have been made in the township boundaries since that date. The townships are: Newton | Clines | Caldwell | Jacobs Fork | Mountain Creek | Bandys | Hickory Tavern (changed to Hickory) | Hamilton (changed to Catawba).

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

The Catawba County Genealogical Society has published several helpful volumes of cemetery records and marriage records. Researchers will find their webpage within the Catawba County NCGenWeb site helpful.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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