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Nash County, North Carolina History
When was Nash County, NC Created?
Nash County was created on 1777 from Edgecombe County.
What is the County Seat of Nash County, NC?
The County Seat is located in Nashville also, the county government website is www.co.nash.nc.us/.
What counties are adjacent to Nash County, NC?
Bordering Counties are Halifax County, Edgecombe County, Wilson County, Johnston County, Franklin County, Wake County.
Nash County, NC Vital Records
Where can find Nash County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Nash 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 Nash County Register of Deeds (ROD) office. Divorce certificates may be obtained from the Nash County clerk of court.
You can search online for Nash 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
- Nash Co., NC GenWeb Archives Marriage Records
- Nash County, North Carolina Marriage Project
- Nash 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
Nash County, NC Census Records
What Nash 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.
Nash Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Nash Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Nash 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
Nash County, NC Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Nash County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Nash 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 Nash 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.
- Nash County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 234 W Washington St, Nashville
- Nash County Register of Deeds
- Phone: (252) 459-9836
- Birth Records: 1913
- Marriage Records: 1777
- Death Records: 1913
- Land Records: 1739
- Nash County Clerk of Court
- Phone: (252) 459-4081
- Probate Records: 1770
- Court Records: 1751
- 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: Nash County Records
- Nash Co., NC GenWeb Archives Court Records
- County Records in the North Carolina State Archives
- Nash Co., NC GenWeb Archives Wills & Estate Records
- Nash Co., NC GenWeb Archives Deed Records
- North Carolina, County Records, 1833-1970
- BLM Land Records
Nash County, NC Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Nash County, NC?
A list of Nash County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives. See also a list of Statewide North Carolina Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Tar River Connections Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 8764, Rocky Mount, NC 27803-8764
- 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 Nash County, NC Researchers through message boards and forums?
- North Carolina Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- State of North Carolina Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Nash County, North Carolina Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Nash County
- Nash County, North Carolina Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Nash County, NC?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Nash 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.
Nash 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)
- Nash County, North Carolina Books (amazon.com)
- Nash Co., NC GenWeb Archives Obituary Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Search North Carolina Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
Nash Co. NC Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards
- Nash Co., North Carolina Graves (findagrave.com)
- Nash County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Nash Co., NC GenWeb Archives Cemeteries & Photos (usgwarchives.net)
- Nash Co., North Carolina Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Nash Co., North Carolina Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Nash Co., NC GenWeb Archives Church Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Nash Co., NC GenWeb Archives Bible Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Nash County, North Carolina Church Books (amazon.com)
Nash Co. NC Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- Nash Co., NC GenWeb Archives Biographies & Collections (usgwarchives.net)
- Nichols and Related Families (nicholsgenealogy.com)
Nash Co. NC General and History Websites
- Nash County, North Carolina Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- A History of Nash County, North Carolina (carolana.com)
- Nash County, North Carolina Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Nash Co. NC Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- North Carolina Digital Collections (digital.ncdcr.gov)
- Nash County, North Carolina (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – North Carolina – Counties – Nash (cyndislist.com)
- Nash County North Carolina (genealogytrails.com)
- Nash Co. NCGenweb (ncgenweb.us)
- Nash County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Nash County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Nash Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Nash Co. NC Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of North Carolina Links and Information
- Nash Co. D.O.T. Maps [Map 1] – [Map 2]
- Map of Nash County, NC Municipalities and Townships
- 1895 Nash County Map (livgenmi.com)
Nash Co. NC Military Records
- North Carolina Military Records Research Guide
- Nash 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 Nash County genealogists, researchers, historians plus much more.
Nash Co. NC Schools & Directories
- North Carolina City Directories (search.ancestry.com)
- Directory of Scots in the Carolinas, 1680-1830 (search.ancestry.com)