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Jackson County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 29, 1851
County Seat Sylva
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

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History

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The county is named after President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845).[1]

Parent County

1851--Jackson County was created 29 January 1851 from Haywood and Macon Counties.
County seat: Sylva [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Many records missing, reason unknown.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Ethnic Research

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. "Andrew Jackson," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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