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Mitchell County, North Carolina
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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 North Carolina
Crimson Laurel Way Admin Bldg
P O Box 82
Bakersville, NC 28705
828-688-2139

Clk Sup Ct has div & pro rec from 1861<pr> & Cr rec from 1912 Reg of Deeds has m & land rec

Mitchell County was recreated from Burke, Caldwell,
McDowell, Watauga, Yancey 16 Feb 1861

History

Parent County

1861--Mitchell County was created 16 February 1861 from Yancey, Watauga, Caldwell,Burke, and McDowell Counties.
County seat: Bakersville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

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

 

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