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== County Courthouse  ==
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Stokes County North Carolina<br>
Hwy 89 <br>
Stokes County North Carolina<br>Hwy 89 <br>Danbury NC 27016<br>336-593-2811<br><br>Reg of Deeds has m &amp; land rec<br>Clk Sup Ct has pro rec<br>
Danbury NC 27016<br>
Stokes created from Surry 2 Nov 1789<br>
<br> Reg of Deeds has m & land rec<br>
Clk Sup Ct has pro rec<br>
[[Image:Stokes County Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]
[[Image:Stokes County Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]

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Stokes County, North Carolina
Map of North Carolina highlighting Stokes County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Founded 1789
County Seat Danbury
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County Courthouse

Stokes County North Carolina
Hwy 89
Danbury NC 27016

Reg of Deeds has m & land rec
Clk Sup Ct has pro rec

Stokes created from Surry 2 Nov 1789

Stokes County Courthouse.jpg


Parent County

1789--Stokes County was created from Surry County.
County seat: Danbury [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Some early records are missing.


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

-2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry



Research Guides

  • Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3. Available at FHL; digital version at Virginia Genealogical Society website.


Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

  • Bassett Historical Center, Bassett, Virginia. Website includes descriptions of collections. Excellent resource for family history research in Henry, Patrick, Floyd, Franklin and Pittsylvania counties in Virginia, the city of Martinsville, Virginia, and Rockingham, Stokes and Surry counties in North Carolina.[2]

Family History Centers

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


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3, available online at: http://www.vgs.org/vgsn2804.pdf.