Burke County, North Carolina Genealogy

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Template:North Carolina-stubUnited States  > North Carolina > Burke County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1777--Burke County was created 8 April 1777 from Rowan County. County seat: Morganton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865--Many court records and most land records burned by Federal troops.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

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).