Buncombe County, North Carolina Records
Buncombe County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on December 5, 1791 from Burke County and Rutherford County. This county was named for Edward Buncombe, a Revolutionary soldier, who was wounded and captured at the Battle of Germantown, and died a paroled prisoner in Philadelphia.
Buncombe County Cities and Towns include Asheville, Biltmore Forest, Black Mountain, Montreat, Weaverville, Woodfin. A Map of Buncombe County, North Carolina contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries. There is a collection of old Ohio maps at MapGeeks.org.
Buncombe County Townships include Asheville, Avery Creek, Black Mountain, Broad River, Fairview, Flat Creek, French Broad, Ivy, Leicester, Limestone, Lower Hominy, Reems Creek, Sandy Mush, Swannanoa, and Upper Hominy. View a Map of Buncombe County Townships.
Buncombe County, North Carolina Courthouse Records
Buncombe County, NC Courthouse
The Buncombe County Courthouse is located in Asheville, North Carolina. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. 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 Buncombe county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk. Also see the Buncombe County Records in the North Carolina State Archives. The County Courthouse was destroyed in 1830 and 1865 by fire, 1800 and 1893 by fire, some early records were destroyed.
- Buncombe County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1887, Marriage Records from 1842, Death Records from ? and Land Records from 1791.
- Buncombe County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1815, Court Records from 1790 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records.
- Buncombe County Tax Assessor / Collector
- Buncombe Co. North Carolina County Health Department
Buncombe County, North Carolina Census Records
- Learn More: State of North Carolina Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1800 (incomplete), 1810 (incomplete), 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820, 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
Buncombe 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
Buncombe County, North Carolina Resources
- Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society
- Southport Historical Society
- Buncombe County, North Carolina Message Boards
Buncombe County, North Carolina External Links
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 - 1977)
- Buncombe County, North Carolina Books - Amazon
- Buncombe Co., North Carolina - FindaGrave
- History of Buncombe County, North Carolina
- Asheville and Buncombe County
- A History of Buncombe County, North Carolina
- North Carolina Digital Collections
- Buncombe County, North Carolina Links - Cyndi's List
- Buncombe Co. NCGenweb
- Buncombe County, North Carolina Ancestry Database Collections
- Buncombe County, North Carolina Military Records
- North Carolina City Directories