North Carolina DirectoriesEdit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

Revision as of 22:20, 21 October 2011 by HendricksonP (Talk | contribs)

United StatesGotoarrow.pngU.S. DirectoriesGotoarrow.pngNorth CarolinaGotoarrow.png Directories

Adopt-a-wiki page
Logonew small.gif This page adopted by:
NCGenWeb Project
who welcome you to contribute.
Adopt a page today


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.

Libraries and Archives

Directories Available Online ($) has North Carolina city directories available online in its U.S. City Directories collection.

The following North Carolina state-wide directories are available online:

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 Search under:


Web Sites

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


Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.

Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).