Greene County, North Carolina Genealogy
|Greene County, North Carolina|
Location in the state of North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
|Founded||November 18, 1799|
|County Seat||Snow Hill|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
The old Greene County now in Tennessee was created in 1783 from Washington County. Greenville became the county seat. This was a part of the Territory ceded by North Carolina in 1789 to the Federal government, and became part of Tennessee in 1796.
The newer Greene County in North Carolina was created in 1799 by renaming Glasgow County which had been created from Dobbs County in 1791.
1799--Greene County was renamed 18 November 1799 from Glasgow County.
County seat: Snow Hill 
1876--Courthouse fire destroyed many court records and all land records.
Societies and Libraries
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).