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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Ashe_County,_North_Carolina|Ashe]]
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*[[Avery_County,_North_Carolina|Avery]]
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*[[Caldwell_County,_North_Carolina|Caldwell]]
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*[[Johnson_County,_Tennessee|Johnson County, Tennessee]]
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*[[Wilkes_County,_North_Carolina|Wilkes]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 17:05, 2 December 2008

United States  > North Carolina > Watauga County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1849--Watauga County was created from Ashe, Caldwell, Wilkes, and Yancey Counties.  County seat: Boone [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1873--Courthouse fire destroyed all of the land records and most of the court records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Howard's Chapel

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).