Cherokee County, North Carolina Genealogy

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Revision as of 19:26, 12 October 2012

Cherokee County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Cherokee County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1839
County Seat Murphy
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Cherokee County Courthouse, Murphy, N.C.
 

Cherokee County Courthouse
53 Peachtree
Murphy North Carolina 28906
Phone: 282-837-2613

Clerk Superior Court has divorce records,
Registrar of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1839--Cherokee County was created 4 January 1839 from Macon County.
County seat: Murphy [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865, 1895, 1926--Courthouse fires have destroyed many court records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Cherokee 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

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers


Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cherokee County, North Carolina. Page 507 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).