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Davie County,
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Davie County, North Carolina History

When was Davie County, NC Created?
Davie County was created on December 20, 1836 from Rowan County. This county was named for William Richardson Davie (1756–1820), a member of the Federal Convention and governor of North Carolina.

What is the County Seat of Davie County, NC?
The County Seat is located in Mocksville also, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Davie County, NC?
Bordering Counties are Yadkin County (north), Forsyth County (northeast), Davidson County (southeast), Rowan County (south), Iredell County (west).

What cities and towns are in Davie County, NC?
Cities and towns located in the County include Bermuda Run, Cooleemee, Mocksville, Advance, Cornatzer, Farmington, Hillsdale.

Davie County, NC Vital Records

Where can find Davie County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Davie 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 Davie County Register of Deeds (ROD) office. Divorce certificates may be obtained from the  Davie County clerk of court.

You can search online for Davie 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

Davie County, NC Census Records

What Davie 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 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Davie Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Davie Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Davie 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

Davie County, NC Courthouse and Government Records

Davie County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Davie County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Davie County. The years pointed out listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also North Carolina Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Davie County, NC Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Davie County, NC?
A list of Davie County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives. See also a list of Statewide North Carolina Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

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

What other genealogical resources are available in Davie County, NC?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Davie 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.

Davie Co. NC Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Davie Co. NC Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Davie Co. NC General and History Websites

Davie Co. NC Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Davie Co. NC Military Records

Davie Co. NC Schools & Directories

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