Haywood County, North Carolina Genealogy

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Haywood County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 15, 1808
County Seat Waynesville
Courthouse
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  North Carolina  Gotoarrow.png  Haywood County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1808--Haywood County was established 15 December 1808 from Buncombe County.  County seat: Waynesville [1]

Boundary Changes

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.

Record Loss

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).