Mitchell County, North Carolina Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
Mitchell County North Carolina<br> Crimson Laurel Way Admin Bldg<br> P O Box 82<br> Bakersville, NC 28705<br> 828-688-2139<br> <br> Clk Sup Ct has div &amp; pro rec from 1861&lt;pr&gt; &amp; Cr rec from 1912 Reg of Deeds has m &amp; land rec<br>  
[ 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;
Mitchell County was recreated from Burke, Caldwell,<br> McDowell, Watauga, Yancey 16 Feb 1861
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Mitchell County, North Carolina
Map of North Carolina highlighting Mitchell County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Founded 1861
County Seat Bakersville
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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]  


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.


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties





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




Local Histories



Civil War

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

-6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry




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


  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).