Macon County, North Carolina Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

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The county is named after U.S. Senator Nathaniel Macon (1758-1837).[1]

Parent County

1828--Macon County was created in 1828 from Haywood County.  County seat: Franklin [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Many records are missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Many of Macon County's cemeteries have been surveyed, and the surveys placed online: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/region/southeast/ncmacon/cemeteries.html

The Macon County Historical Society is planning to release a compilation of the county's cemetery surveys in book form.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Macon County Genealogical Society

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. "Nathaniel Macon", Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).