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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Haywood_County,_North_Carolina|Haywood County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Haywood County Courthouse<br>&nbsp;215 N Main Street<br>Waynesville, NC 28786<br>Phone: 828-452-6635<br>
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[http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/haywood_county_nc.html Haywood County Courthouse]<br>215 N Main Street<br>Waynesville, NC 28786<br>Phone: 828-452-6635<br>  
  
Register of Deeds has marriage and&nbsp;land records<br>Clerk Superior&nbsp;Court has probate and court records
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The Register of Deeds has birth, death, marriage, and land records.<br>  
  
<br>Haywood County was created from Buncombe 15 Dec 1808<br>
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The Clerk of Superior&nbsp;Court has probate and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Haywood County, North Carolina. Page 509 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1808'''--Haywood County was established 15 December 1808&nbsp;from [[Buncombe County, North Carolina|Buncombe]] County. &nbsp;'''County seat''': Waynesville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1808''' - Haywood County was established 15 December 1808&nbsp;from [[Buncombe County, North Carolina|Buncombe]].  
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'''County seat''': Waynesville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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1932 - Records were lost/destroyed during move into a new courthouse.
  
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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*Canton
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*Clyde
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*Hazelwood
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*Lake Junaluska
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*Maggie Valley
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*Waynesville
  
 
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Census ====
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=29&CScnty=1694 Find-A-Grave<br>]
  
{{Census|North Carolina}}
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{{Census|North Carolina}}
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Land  ====
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The Clerk of Superior Court has probate and court records.
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[http://www.nccourts.org/county/haywood/staff/clerk.asp Haywood County Clerk of Superior Court]<br>285 N Main St<br>Suite 1500<br>Waynesville, NC 28786<br>Phone: (828) 454-6501<br>
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The Register of Deeds has birth, death, marriage, and land records.
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[http://www.haywooddeeds.com/ Haywood County Register of Deeds]<br>County Courthouse<br>215 N Main Street Suite 213<br>Waynesville, NC 28786<br>
  
 
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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The Clerk of Superior Court has probate and court records.
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[http://www.nccourts.org/county/haywood/staff/clerk.asp Haywood County Clerk of Superior Court]<br>285 N Main St<br>Suite 1500<br>Waynesville, NC 28786<br>Phone: (828) 454-6501<br>
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*'''1808-1966''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books (1808-1966)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
Birth and death records are available from 1913. Marriage records are available from 1808.  
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The Haywood County Register of Deeds holds vital records.&nbsp; Birth and death records are available from 1913. Marriage records are available from 1808.<br>
  
===== Marriages =====
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[http://www.haywooddeeds.com/ Haywood County Register of Deeds]<br>County Courthouse<br>215 N Main Street Suite 213<br>Waynesville, NC 28786<br>
 
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*Haywood County marriage licenses, 1857-1914 - index freely available from the NC State Library. &nbsp;[http://archives.ncdcr.gov/FindingAids/containerlists/HaywoodCo_MarriageLicences_1857_1914.doc Word format]&nbsp;| [http://archives.ncdcr.gov/FindingAids/containerlists/HaywoodCo_MarriageLicences_1857_1914.pdf PDF format].
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*Haywood County marriage licenses, 1915-1925 - index freely available from the NC State Library - [http://archives.ncdcr.gov/FindingAids/containerlists/HaywoodCo_MarriageLicences_1915_1925.doc Word format] | [http://archives.ncdcr.gov/FindingAids/containerlists/HaywoodCo_MarriageLicences_1915_1925.pdf PDF format].
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===== Marriages  =====
  
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*Haywood County marriage licenses, 1857-1914 - index freely available from the NC State Library. &nbsp;[http://archives.ncdcr.gov/FindingAids/containerlists/HaywoodCo_MarriageLicences_1857_1914.doc Word format]&nbsp;| [http://archives.ncdcr.gov/FindingAids/containerlists/HaywoodCo_MarriageLicences_1857_1914.pdf PDF format].
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*Haywood County marriage licenses, 1915-1925 - index freely available from the NC State Library - [http://archives.ncdcr.gov/FindingAids/containerlists/HaywoodCo_MarriageLicences_1915_1925.doc Word format] | [http://archives.ncdcr.gov/FindingAids/containerlists/HaywoodCo_MarriageLicences_1915_1925.pdf PDF format].
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[http://www.nchchgs.org/ Haywood County Historical &amp; Genealogical Society]
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*[http://www.haywoodlibrary.org/ Haywood County Public Library]
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/haywood Haywood County NCGenWeb] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project, Inc.
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/haywood Haywood County NCGenWeb] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project, Inc.  
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Haywood|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Haywood|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nchcgs/ Haywood County Genealogy Society]
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*[http://misfitgenealogy.blogspot.com/ The Sanford Family Misfit]
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Haywood County Courthouse
215 N Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786
Phone: 828-452-6635

The Register of Deeds has birth, death, marriage, and land records.

The Clerk of Superior Court has probate and court records. [1]

History

Parent County

1808 - Haywood County was established 15 December 1808 from Buncombe.

County seat: Waynesville [2]

Boundary Changes

Haywood County was formed from the western portion of Buncombe County in 1808. At the time of its formation, it stretched from Buncombe County to the Tennessee state line. In 1828, the western portion of Haywood County became Macon County. Parts of Haywood and Macon Counties were used to form Jackson county in 1851.

Record Loss

1932 - Records were lost/destroyed during move into a new courthouse.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Canton
  • Clyde
  • Hazelwood
  • Lake Junaluska
  • Maggie Valley
  • Waynesville

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Nchaywood.png

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Haywood County, North Carolina census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church

Court

The Clerk of Superior Court has probate and court records.

Haywood County Clerk of Superior Court
285 N Main St
Suite 1500
Waynesville, NC 28786
Phone: (828) 454-6501

Land

The Register of Deeds has birth, death, marriage, and land records.

Haywood County Register of Deeds
County Courthouse
215 N Main Street Suite 213
Waynesville, NC 28786

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

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

Newspapers

Probate

The Clerk of Superior Court has probate and court records.

Haywood County Clerk of Superior Court
285 N Main St
Suite 1500
Waynesville, NC 28786
Phone: (828) 454-6501

Taxation

Vital Records

The Haywood County Register of Deeds holds vital records.  Birth and death records are available from 1913. Marriage records are available from 1808.

Haywood County Register of Deeds
County Courthouse
215 N Main Street Suite 213
Waynesville, NC 28786

Marriages
  • Haywood County marriage licenses, 1857-1914 - index freely available from the NC State Library.  Word format | PDF format.
  • Haywood County marriage licenses, 1915-1925 - index freely available from the NC State Library - Word format | PDF format.

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

Blogs

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Haywood County, North Carolina. Page 509 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).