Anson County, North Carolina Genealogy Guide

Anson County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on March 17, 1749 from Bladen County. This county was named for George, Lord Anson (1697–1762), a celebrated English admiral who circumnavigated the globe. Learn More About State of North Carolina History.

Anson County is bordered by Stanly County (north), Richmond County (east), Chesterfield County, South Carolina (south) and Union County (west) .

Anson County Cities and Towns include Ansonville, Lilesville, McFarlan, Morven, Peachland, Polkton, Wadesboro. A Map of Anson County, North Carolina contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Anson County Townships include Ansonville, Burnsville, Gulledge, Lanesboro, Lilesville, Morven, Wadesboro, and White Store. View a Map of Anson County Townships.

Anson County, North Carolina Courthouse Records

Anson County, North Carolina Courthouse
Anson County, NC Courthouse

The Anson County Courthouse is located in Wadesboro, North Carolina. Learn More About State of North Carolina Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Anson county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered. Also see the Anson County Records in the North Carolina State Archives. Courthouse was destroyed in 1868, records fragmented

  • Anson County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1921, Marriage Records from 1741, Death Records from 1921 and Land Records from 1749. The Register of Deeds holds land and vital records if they have not been transferred to the state archives in Raleigh. Land records may include deeds, grants, plats, and other miscellaneous items. houses most birth and death records and marriage licenses.
  • Anson County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1751, Court Records from 1771 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. The County Clerk of Court holds probate records and court records if they have not been transferred to the state archives in Raleigh. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records. Court records may include apprentice bonds, bastardy bonds, and officials' or constables' bonds in addition to dockets, fee and account books, and court minutes and orders. They also have Divorce Records.
  • Anson County Tax Assessor / Collector
  • Anson Co. North Carolina County Health Department

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