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| county = Catawba County
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/ Catawba Co. NCGenWeb]'''</center>
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| state = North Carolina
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| founded year = 1842
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| seat wl = Newton
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[North Carolina]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Catawba_County,_North_Carolina|Catawba County]]''
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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'''1842'''--Catawba County was formed 12 December 1842&nbsp;from the northern section of [[Lincoln County, North Carolina|Lincoln]] County. '''County seat''': Newton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1842'''--Catawba County was formed 12 December 1842&nbsp;from the northern section of [[Lincoln County, North Carolina|Lincoln]] County. <br>'''County seat''': Newton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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Revision as of 20:29, 22 December 2010

Catawba County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Catawba County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1842
County Seat Newton
Courthouse
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  North Carolina  Gotoarrow.png  Catawba County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1842--Catawba County was formed 12 December 1842 from the northern section of Lincoln County.
County seat: Newton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Many court records missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Newton was divided into 8 townships in 1868. Very few changes have been made in the township boundaries since that date. The townships are: Newton | Clines | Caldwell | Jacobs Fork | Mountain Creek | Bandys | Hickory Tavern (changed to Hickory) | Hamilton (changed to Catawba).

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

The Catawba County Genealogical Society has published several helpful volumes of cemetery records and marriage records. Researchers will find their webpage within the Catawba County NCGenWeb site helpful.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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