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Pamlico County, North Carolina History

When was Pamlico County, NC Created?
Pamlico County was created on 1872 from Beaufort County and Craven County. This county was named for the Pamlico Sound and the Pamlico Native American tribe .

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

What counties are adjacent to Pamlico County, NC?
Bordering Counties are Beaufort County (north), Hyde County (northeast), Carteret County (southeast), Craven County (southwest).

What cities and towns are in Pamlico County, NC?
Cities and towns located in the County include Alliance, Arapahoe, Bayboro, Mesic, Minnesott Beach, Oriental, Stonewall, Vandemere, Maribel, Florence, Merritt, Reelsboro, Grantsboro.

Pamlico County, NC Vital Records

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

You can search online for Pamlico 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

Pamlico County, NC Census Records

What Pamlico 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 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Pamlico Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1880. Pamlico Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1880. Pamlico Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also North Carolina Census Records Research Guide

Pamlico County, NC Courthouse and Government Records

Pamlico County Courthouse

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

Pamlico County, NC Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Pamlico County, NC?
A list of Pamlico 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 Pamlico County, NC Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Pamlico County, NC?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Pamlico 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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Pamlico Co. NC Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards

Pamlico Co. NC Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Pamlico Co. NC General and History Websites

Pamlico Co. NC Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Pamlico Co. NC Military Records

Pamlico Co. NC Schools & Directories

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