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Hoke County, North Carolina History
When was Hoke County, NC Created?
Hoke County was created on February 17, 1911 from Cumberland County and Robeson County.
What is the County Seat of Hoke County, NC?
The County Seat is located in Raeford also, the county government website is www.hokecounty.org/.
What counties are adjacent to Hoke County, NC?
Bordering Counties are Moore County, Cumberland County, Robeson County, Scotland County.
Hoke County, NC Vital Records
Where can find Hoke County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Hoke 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 Hoke County Register of Deeds (ROD) office. Divorce certificates may be obtained from the Hoke County clerk of court.
You can search online for Hoke 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
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979
- Hoke Co., NC GenWeb Archives Marriage Records
- Hoke County, North Carolina Marriage Project
- Hoke Co., NC GenWeb Archives Births & Deaths Records
- Social Security Death Index
- North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000
- North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
- North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2004
- North Carolina, Death Indexes, 1800-2000
- North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975
- North Carolina, Death Collection, 1908-2004
Hoke County, NC Census Records
What Hoke 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 1920, 1930, 1940.
ne can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also North Carolina Census Records Research Guide
Hoke County, NC Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Hoke County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Hoke County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in North Carolina courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless North Carolina residents. The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Hoke County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also North Carolina Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Hoke County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 304 N Main St, Raeford, NC 28376
- Hoke County Register of Deeds
- Address: 113 Campus Ave., Raeford, NC 28376
- Phone: (910)875-2035
- Birth Records: 1911
- Marriage Records: 1911
- Death Records: 1911
- Land Records: 1911
- Hoke County Clerk of Court
- Phone: 910-878-4100
- Probate Records: 1911
- Court Records: 1911
- Divorce Records: call court clerk for details
- North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998
- Guide to Research Materials in the North Carolina State Archives: Hoke County Records
- Hoke Co., NC GenWeb Archives Court Records
- County Records in the North Carolina State Archives
- Hoke Co., NC GenWeb Archives Wills & Estate Records
- Hoke Co., NC GenWeb Archives Deed Records
- North Carolina, County Records, 1833-1970
- BLM Land Records
Hoke County, NC Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Hoke County, NC?
A list of Hoke County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives. See also a list of Statewide North Carolina Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- North Carolina State Archives, Office of Archives and History—State Library Building; Public Services Branch, Mail Service Center 4614, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-4614 ; Phone: (919) 807-7310
- State Library of North Carolina, 109 East Jones Street, Raleigh, NC 27601-2807; (919) 733-7222, (919) 733-3270
- North Carolina Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 22, Greenville, NC 27835
Where can I connect with other Hoke County, NC Researchers through message boards and forums?
- North Carolina Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- State of North Carolina Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Hoke County, North Carolina Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Hoke County
- Hoke County, North Carolina Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Hoke County, NC?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Hoke 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.
Hoke Co. NC Books, Newspapers & Publications
- North Carolina Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- North Carolina historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 – 1977) (genealogybank.com)
- Hoke County, North Carolina Books (amazon.com)
- Hoke Co., NC GenWeb Archives Obituary Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Search North Carolina Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
Hoke Co. NC Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards
- Hoke Co., North Carolina Graves (findagrave.com)
- Hoke County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Hoke Co., NC GenWeb Archives Cemeteries & Photos (usgwarchives.net)
- Hoke Co., North Carolina Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Hoke Co., North Carolina Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Hoke Co., NC GenWeb Archives Church Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Hoke Co., NC GenWeb Archives Bible Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Hoke County, North Carolina Church Books (amazon.com)
Hoke Co. NC Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- Hoke Co., NC GenWeb Archives Biographies & Collections (usgwarchives.net)
- Nichols and Related Families (nicholsgenealogy.com)
Hoke Co. NC General and History Websites
- Hoke County, North Carolina Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- A History of Hoke County, North Carolina (carolana.com)
- Hoke County, North Carolina Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Hoke Co. NC Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- North Carolina Digital Collections (digital.ncdcr.gov)
- Hoke County, North Carolina (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – North Carolina – Counties – Hoke (cyndislist.com)
- Hoke County North Carolina (genealogytrails.com)
- Hoke Co. NCGenweb (ncgenweb.us)
- Hoke County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Hoke County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Hoke Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Hoke Co. NC Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of North Carolina Links and Information
- Hoke Co. D.O.T. Maps
- Map of Hoke County, NC Municipalities and Townships
- 1895 Hoke County Map (livgenmi.com)
Hoke Co. NC Military Records
- North Carolina Military Records Research Guide
- Hoke Co., NC GenWeb Archives Military Records (usgwarchives.net)
- North Carolina Military Records (Fold3.com) provides access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents of the North Carolina women and men who served. Perfect for Hoke County genealogists, researchers, historians plus much more.
Hoke Co. NC Schools & Directories
- North Carolina City Directories (search.ancestry.com)
- Directory of Scots in the Carolinas, 1680-1830 (search.ancestry.com)