Haywood County, North Carolina Genealogy
|Haywood County, North Carolina|
Location in the state of North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
|Founded||December 15, 1808|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Haywood County Courthouse
215 N Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786
Register of Deeds has marriage and land records
Clerk Superior Court has probate and court records 
Haywood County was formed from the western portion of Buncombe County in 1808. At the time of its formation, it stretched from Buncombe County to the Tennessee state line. In 1828, the western portion of Haywood County became Macon County. Parts of Haywood and Macon Counties were used to form Jackson county in 1851.
- Lake Junaluska
- Maggie Valley
- Cocke County, Tennessee
- Sevier County, Tennessee
For tips on accessing Haywood County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina Census.
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
Birth and death records are available from 1913. Marriage records are available from 1808.
- Haywood County marriage licenses, 1857-1914 - index freely available from the NC State Library. Word format | PDF format.
- Haywood County marriage licenses, 1915-1925 - index freely available from the NC State Library - Word format | PDF format.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- Haywood County NCGenWeb - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project, Inc.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Haywood County Genealogy Society
- The Sanford Family Misfit
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Haywood County, North Carolina. Page 509 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).