Catawba County, North Carolina

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== History and Tidbits  ==
 
== History and Tidbits  ==
  
Catawba County was formed in December 1842 from the northern section of Lincoln County. The town of Newton was selected as the county seat in January 1845. It 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), and Hamilton (changed to Catawba).
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Catawba County was formed in December 1842 from the northern section of Lincoln County. The town of Newton was selected as the county seat in January 1845. <br>
  
 
=== Incorporated Cities and Towns  ===
 
=== Incorporated Cities and Towns  ===
  
 
=== Townships  ===
 
=== Townships  ===
 
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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, Clines, Caldwell, Jacobs Fork, Mountain Creek, Bandys, Hickory Tavern (changed to Hickory), and Hamilton (changed to Catawba).
 
=== Unincorporated Communities  ===
 
=== Unincorporated Communities  ===
  
=== County Government Site ===
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=== County Government Site ===
  
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==

Revision as of 02:21, 31 July 2008

 United States  > North Carolina > Catawba County

Contents

History and Tidbits

Catawba County was formed in December 1842 from the northern section of Lincoln County. The town of Newton was selected as the county seat in January 1845.

Incorporated Cities and Towns

Townships

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), and Hamilton (changed to Catawba).

Unincorporated Communities

County Government Site

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.

References

Bibiography

Genealogy and History Websites

Catawba County NCGenweb Project, a member of The NCGenWeb Project, an affiliate of The USGenWeb Project.