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Currituck County, North Carolina History

When was Currituck County, NC Created?
Currituck County was created on 1668 from Albemarle County (originally named Carteret precinct; declared a Carteret County in 1739). This county was named for an American Indian word for wild geese, also rendered "Coratank" .

What is the County Seat of Currituck County, NC?
The County Seat is located in Currituck also, the county government website is www.co.currituck.nc.us/.

What counties are adjacent to Currituck County, NC?
Bordering Counties are City of Chesapeake, Virginia (north), City of Virginia Beach, Virginia (north), Dare County (southeast), Camden County (west).

What cities and towns are in Currituck County, NC?
Cities and towns located in the County include Currituck, Sligo, Moyock, Shawboro, Gregory, KnottsIsland, Maple, Barco, Waterlily, Corolla, Sanderling, Poplar Beach, Coinjock, Grandy, Jarvisburg, Powells Point, Mamie, Spot, Harbinger, PointHarbor.


Currituck County, NC Vital Records

Where can find Currituck County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Currituck County vital records can be found at the North Carolina Department of Health which has copies of birth records after 1913 and death records after 1930, copies of marriage since Jan 1962 and a Divorce records since 1958. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in North Carolina for current fees and application process.

Birth, death and marriage certificates also may be obtained at the Currituck County Register of Deeds (ROD) office. Divorce certificates may be obtained from the  Currituck County clerk of court.

You can search online for Currituck County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for North Carolina Birth Certificate, Death, Divorce and Marriage Certificate Application to mail.

The North Carolina State Archives has the following vital records: Death Certificates, 1913-1975 (Statewide Index: 1913-1979); microfilmed Indexes to Births and Deaths (except Wake, Durham); Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 (not required by law); Cohabitation Records, 1866-1867; microfilmed Marriage Registers and Indexes; microfilmed Marriage Licenses for many of the counties See Also North Carolina Vital Records Research Guide


Currituck County, NC Census Records

What Currituck County, NC census records are available?
County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules which can guide in looking into your family tree. Federal Population Schedules can be found for 1790 (incomplete), 1800 (incomplete), 1810 (incomplete), 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Currituck Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Currituck Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Currituck Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 1860. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also North Carolina Census Records Research Guide


Currituck County, NC Courthouse and Government Records


Currituck County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Currituck County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Currituck County. The years pointed out listed below are the first noted records with this county. The County Courthouse was destroyed in 1842 by fire, some earlier records were destroyed.


Currituck County, NC Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Currituck County, NC?
A list of Currituck County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Where can I connect with other Currituck County, NC Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Currituck County, NC?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Currituck County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Professional Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a payment. This is merely a directory that has been collected or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another.

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Currituck Co. NC Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards

Currituck Co. NC Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

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Currituck Co. NC Military Records

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