Currituck County, North Carolina Genealogy

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Currituck County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Currituck 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 1670
County Seat Currituck
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Currituck was formed in 1668 as a precinct in Albemarle County. It was named in honor of an Indian tribe. It is in the northeastern section of the State and is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Albemarle Sound, Camden County, and the state of Virginia. The present area is 273 square miles and the population is 6,709. Currituck Court House, mentioned as early as 1755, is the county seat.


Parent County

1670--Currituck County was created in 1670 from Albemarle County.
County seat: Currituck [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring County

Resources

Bibles

Bonds

Cemeteries

Census & Tax Records

Church Records

Court

Families

History

Land

Maps

Military

Civil War

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

-8th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Miscellaneous

Newspapers & Obituaries

Organizations & Links

Photographs & Biographies

Queries

Surnames

Vital Records

Wills & Estates

Societies and Libraries 

Websites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


References

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