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City directories have been published for some cities in North Carolina. Many of these are located in local libraries in the state.  
 
City directories have been published for some cities in North Carolina. Many of these are located in local libraries in the state.  
  
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=== Directories Available Online  ===
 
=== Directories Available Online  ===
  
*Ancestry.com ($) has North Carolina city directories available online in its [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1540 U.S. City Directories] collection.  
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*Ancestry.com ($) has North Carolina city directories available online in its [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1540 U.S. City Directories] collection.
  
*Branson's Business Directories -- [http://www.archive.org/details/bransonsnorthcar1867rale 1867/1868], [http://www.archive.org/details/bransonsnorthcar1869rale 1869], [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinabus1872nich 1872], [http://www.archive.org/details/bransonsnorthcar1890bran 1890], [http://www.archive.org/details/bransonsnorthcar1896bran 1896]<br>
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*Branson's Business Directories -- [http://www.archive.org/details/bransonsnorthcar1867rale 1867/1868], [http://www.archive.org/details/bransonsnorthcar1869rale 1869], [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinabus1872nich 1872], [http://www.archive.org/details/bransonsnorthcar1890bran 1890], [http://www.archive.org/details/bransonsnorthcar1896bran 1896]<br>  
*North Carolina Yearbook &amp; Business Directory -[http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayear190102 1901] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1902 1902] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1903rale 1903] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1904rale 1904] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1905rale 1905] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1906rale 1906] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1907rale 1907] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1908rale 1908] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1909rale 1909] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1910rale 1910] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1911rale 1911] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1912rale 1912] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1913rale 1913] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1914rale 1914] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1915rale 1915] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1916rale 1916] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1922rale 1922] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1923rale 1923 ]<br>
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*North Carolina Yearbook &amp; Business Directory -[http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayear190102 1901] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1902 1902] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1903rale 1903] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1904rale 1904] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1905rale 1905] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1906rale 1906] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1907rale 1907] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1908rale 1908] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1909rale 1909] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1910rale 1910] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1911rale 1911] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1912rale 1912] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1913rale 1913] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1914rale 1914] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1915rale 1915] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1916rale 1916] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1922rale 1922] | [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1923rale 1923 ]<br>  
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*[http://digitalnc.org/collections/north-carolina-city-directories NC City Directories]: Courtesy of the Digital NC Collection
  
 
=== Family History Library  ===
 
=== Family History Library  ===

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City and county directories are similar to present-day telephone books and are useful for locating people. They were often published annually, listing heads of households, employed household members, and their occupations, and addresses. They can be used with census records or as substitutes for them.

City directories have been published for some cities in North Carolina. Many of these are located in local libraries in the state.


Directories Available Online

  • Ancestry.com ($) has North Carolina city directories available online in its U.S. City Directories collection.

Family History Library

The Family History Library has directories to some cities such as Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, and Durham. Directories can be found in the Family History Library by using a Place-names Search for:

NORTH CAROLINA - DIRECTORIES
NORTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY] - DIRECTORIES
NORTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY], [TOWN]- DIRECTORIES

Web Sites

  • US City Directories This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.