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Revision as of 18:12, 24 February 2011

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Transylvania County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Transylvania County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1861
County Seat Brevard
Courthouse
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  North Carolina  Gotoarrow.png  Transylvania County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1861--Transylvania County was created from Henderson and Jackson Counties.
County seat: Brevard [1]

Boundary Changes

From 1789-1820, there was a boundary dispute between North Carolina and Georgia for a county known as Walton County. It was located in what is now Transylvania County, North Carolina, and the dispute was serious enough that the two states to dispatch their militias in what was known as Walton's War. See copy of Map under below collections.

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 

Transylvania Genealogical Society, www.transylvaniagenealogy.com

Transylvania Heritage Museum, www.transylvaniaheritage.net

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).