Nash County, North Carolina Genealogy Guide

Nash County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on 1777 from Edgecombe County. This county was named for Francis Nash (1742–1777), a brigadier general in the Revolutionary War who was mortally wounded at the Battle of Germantown. Learn More About State of North Carolina History.

Nash County is bordered by Halifax County (north), Edgecombe County (east), Wilson County (south), Johnston County (southwest), Franklin County (west), Wake County (southwest).

Nash County Cities and Towns include Bailey, Castalia, Dortches, Middlesex, Momeyer, Nashville, RedOak, RockyMount, SpringHope, Whitakers. A Map of Nash County, North Carolina contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Nash County Townships include Bailey, Castalia, Coopers, Dry Wells, Ferrells, Griffins, Jackson, Mannings, Nashville, North Whitakers, Oak Level, Red Oak, Rocky Mount, Spring Hope, South Whitakers, and Stony Creek. View a Map of Nash County Townships.

Nash County, North Carolina Courthouse Records

Nash County, North Carolina Courthouse
Nash County, NC Courthouse

The Nash County Courthouse is located in Nashville, 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 Nash 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 Nash County Records in the North Carolina State Archives.

  • Nash County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1913, Marriage Records from 1777, Death Records from 1913 and Land Records from 1739. 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.
  • Nash County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1770, Court Records from 1751 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.
  • Nash County Tax Assessor / Collector
  • Nash Co. North Carolina County Health Department

Nash County, North Carolina Census Records

Nash County, North Carolina Vital Records

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