Mitchell County, North Carolina

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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Mitchell_County,_North_Carolina|Mitchell County]]''
  
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[North Carolina|North Carolina]]&nbsp;&gt; Mitchell County'' <br>
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Mitchell County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption NCGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncmitche/ Mitchell Co. NCGenWeb]'''</center>  
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| county_map = Nc-mitchell.png
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| state = North Carolina
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| founded year = 1861
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| seat wl = Bakersville
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.nccourts.org/County/Mitchell/Courthouse/Default.asp Mitchell County Courthouse]<br>Crimson Laurel Way Admin Bldg<br>P O Box 82<br>Bakersville, NC 28705<br>Phone: 828-688-2139<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and probate&nbsp;records from 1861<br>and Court records&nbsp;from&nbsp;1912 Regiser of Deeds has marriage and land&nbsp;records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mitchell County, North Carolina. Page 511 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> &nbsp;
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1861'''--Mitchell County was created from Yancey, Watauga, Caldwell, Burke, and McDowell Counties. '''County seat:''' Bakersville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1861'''--Mitchell County was created 16 February 1861&nbsp;from [[Yancey County, North Carolina|Yancey]], [[Watauga County, North Carolina|Watauga]], [[Caldwell County, North Carolina|Caldwell]],[[Burke County, North Carolina|Burke]], and [[McDowell County, North Carolina|McDowell]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Bakersville <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  ====
 
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'''1907--'''Several records believed destroyed during move into new courthouse.
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'''1907--'''Several records believed destroyed during move into new courthouse.  
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
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== Resources  ==
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*[[Avery County, North Carolina|Avery]]
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*[[Carter County, Tennessee|Carter County, Tennessee]]
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*[[McDowell County, North Carolina|McDowell]]
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*[[Unicoi County, Tennessee|Unicoi County, Tennessee]]
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*[[Yancey County, North Carolina|Yancey]]
  
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== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Ncmitchell.png|thumb|right|400px]]
 
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{{Census|North Carolina}}
  
 
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
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:-[[6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
  
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=191184&subject_disp=North+Carolina%2C+Mitchell&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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Mitchell County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Mitchell County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1861
County Seat Bakersville
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Mitchell County Courthouse
Crimson Laurel Way Admin Bldg
P O Box 82
Bakersville, NC 28705
Phone: 828-688-2139

Clerk Superior Court has divorce and probate records from 1861
and Court records from 1912 Regiser of Deeds has marriage and land records [1]  

History

Parent County

1861--Mitchell County was created 16 February 1861 from Yancey, Watauga, Caldwell,Burke, and McDowell Counties.
County seat: Bakersville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1907--Several records believed destroyed during move into new courthouse.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Ncmitchell.png

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Mitchell County, North Carolina 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.

-6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • 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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mitchell County, North Carolina. Page 511 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).