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Montgomery County, North Carolina History
When was Montgomery County, NC Created?
Montgomery County was created on 1779 from Anson County.
What is the County Seat of Montgomery County, NC?
The County Seat is located in Troy also, the county government website is montgomerycountync.com/.
What counties are adjacent to Montgomery County, NC?
Bordering Counties are Randolph County, Moore County, Richmond County, Stanly County, Davidson County.
Montgomery County, NC Vital Records
Where can find Montgomery County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Montgomery 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 Montgomery County Register of Deeds (ROD) office. Divorce certificates may be obtained from the Montgomery County clerk of court.
You can search online for Montgomery 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
- Montgomery Co., NC GenWeb Archives Marriage Records
- Montgomery County, North Carolina Marriage Project
- Montgomery 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
Montgomery County, NC Census Records
What Montgomery 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 1790-1890, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Montgomery Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Montgomery Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Montgomery 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
Montgomery County, NC Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Montgomery County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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.
- Montgomery County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 108 E Main St, Troy, NC 27371
- Montgomery County Register of Deeds
- Address: 102 East Spring Street, Troy, NC 27371
- Phone: 910-576-4271
- Birth Records: 1913
- Marriage Records: 1779
- Death Records: 1913
- Land Records: 1769
- Montgomery County Clerk of Court
- Phone: 910-576-4211
- Probate Records: 1785
- Court Records: 1807
- 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: Montgomery County Records
- Montgomery Co., NC GenWeb Archives Court Records
- County Records in the North Carolina State Archives
- Montgomery Co., NC GenWeb Archives Wills & Estate Records
- Montgomery Co., NC GenWeb Archives Deed Records
- North Carolina, County Records, 1833-1970
- BLM Land Records
Montgomery County, NC Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Montgomery County, NC?
A list of Montgomery County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives. See also a list of Statewide North Carolina Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Montgomery Historical Society, P0 Box644, Troy, NC 27371
- 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 Montgomery County, NC Researchers through message boards and forums?
- North Carolina Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- State of North Carolina Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Montgomery County, North Carolina Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Montgomery County
- Montgomery County, North Carolina Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Montgomery County, NC?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Montgomery 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.
Montgomery 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)
- Montgomery County, North Carolina Books (amazon.com)
- Montgomery Co., NC GenWeb Archives Obituary Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Search North Carolina Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
Montgomery Co. NC Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards
- Montgomery Co., North Carolina Graves (findagrave.com)
- Montgomery County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Montgomery Co., NC GenWeb Archives Cemeteries & Photos (usgwarchives.net)
- Montgomery Co., North Carolina Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Montgomery Co., North Carolina Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Montgomery Co., NC GenWeb Archives Church Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Montgomery Co., NC GenWeb Archives Bible Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Montgomery County, North Carolina Church Books (amazon.com)
Montgomery Co. NC Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- Montgomery Co., NC GenWeb Archives Biographies & Collections (usgwarchives.net)
- Nichols and Related Families (nicholsgenealogy.com)
Montgomery Co. NC General and History Websites
- Montgomery County, North Carolina Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- A History of Montgomery County, North Carolina (carolana.com)
- Montgomery County, North Carolina Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Montgomery Co. NC Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- North Carolina Digital Collections (digital.ncdcr.gov)
- Montgomery County, North Carolina (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – North Carolina – Counties – Montgomery (cyndislist.com)
- Montgomery County North Carolina (genealogytrails.com)
- Montgomery Co. NCGenweb (ncgenweb.us)
- Montgomery County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Montgomery County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Montgomery Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Montgomery Co. NC Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of North Carolina Links and Information
- Montgomery Co. D.O.T. Maps [Map 1] – [Map 2]
- Map of Montgomery County, NC Municipalities and Townships
- 1895 Montgomery County Map (livgenmi.com)
Montgomery Co. NC Military Records
- North Carolina Military Records Research Guide
- Montgomery 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 Montgomery County genealogists, researchers, historians plus much more.
Montgomery Co. NC Schools & Directories
- North Carolina City Directories (search.ancestry.com)
- Directory of Scots in the Carolinas, 1680-1830 (search.ancestry.com)