Mitchell County, North Carolina Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
1) Mitchell County was established in 1861 from Yancey, Watauga, Caldwell, Burke, and McDowell counties. Several records believed destroyed during move into new courthouse in 1907. County seat: Davis (1866-1868); Bakersville (1868-present). 2) In 1863 justices agreed to hold court at Norman's Hill located in Bakersville (founded 1857), at Eben Child's (1861), at the Baptist Meeting House on Bear Creek (1862), Bakersville (1863), Bear Creek Meeting House (1864), Calhoun (1865), Davis (1866-1868), then Bakersville (1868-present).
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. Salt Lake City, Utah.