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Alamance County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on January 29, 1849 from Orange County. This county was named for the Battle of Alamance which was derived from the local Native American word meaning "blue clay" found in the Great Alamance Creek. Learn More About State of North Carolina History.
Alamance County Cities and Towns include Alamance, Burlington, Elon, Gibsonville, Graham, GreenLevel, HawRiver, Mebane, Altamahaw-Ossipee, Swepsonville. A Map of Alamance County, North Carolina contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Alamance County Townships include Patterson, Coble, Boone Station, Morton, Faucette, Graham, Albright, Newlin, Thompson, Melville, Pleasant Grove, Burlington and Haw River. View a Map of Alamance County Townships.
Alamance County, North Carolina Courthouse Records
Alamance County, NC Courthouse
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 Alamance 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 Alamance County Records in the North Carolina State Archives.
- Alamance County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1913, Marriage Records from 1853, Death Records from 1913 and Land Records from 1793. 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.
- Alamance County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1832, Court Records from 1849 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.
- Alamance County Tax Assessor / Collector
- Alamance Co. North Carolina County Health Department
Alamance County, North Carolina Census Records
- Learn More: State of North Carolina Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890
- State Population Schedules: None
- Native American Population Schedules: 1894-1913
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Alamance County, North Carolina Vital Records
- Learn More: State of North Carolina Vital Records
- Birth Records: from October 1913 to present
- Marriage Records: from January 1962 to present
- Death Records: from January 1, 1930 to present
- Divorce Records: from January 1958 to present
- Locations: North Carolina Vital Records
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Death, Divorce and Marriage Certificate Applications.
- In Person: North Carolina Vital Records (Cooper Memorial Health Building), 225 N. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27603-1382; 919-733-3000
Alamance County, North Carolina Resources
- Alamance County Genealogical Society
- Alamance County, North Carolina Message Boards
- Alamance County, North Carolina Genealogy Forum read and post messages with other genealogy researchers for Alamance County
Alamance County, North Carolina External Links
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 - 1977)
- The Daily Times News (Burlington, North Carolina)
- Burlington Daily Times (Burlington, North Carolina)
- Daily Times News (Burlington, North Carolina)
- Burlington Daily Times News (Burlington, North Carolina)
- Burlington News (Burlington, North Carolina)
- Alamance County, North Carolina Books - Amazon
- Alamance Co., North Carolina - FindaGrave
- A History of Alamance County, North Carolina
- Centennial history of Alamance County, 1849-1949
- The history of Alamance ...
- Confederate memoirs : Alamance County troops of the War Between the States, 1861-1865.
- A brief history of Alamance County, North Carolina
- North Carolina Digital Collections
- Alamance County, North Carolina Links - Cyndi's List
- Alamance Co. NCGenweb
- Alamance County, North Carolina Ancestry Database Collections
- Alamance County, North Carolina Military Records
- Chas. Emerson's North Carolina tobacco belt directory : embracing the counties of Alamance, Durham, Forsyth, Granville, Guilfo
- Church year book, history and directory of Stoney Creek (1776), Shiloh (1913), and Burlington Second (1913).
- North Carolina City Directories