Cherokee County, North Carolina Records
Cherokee County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on January 4, 1839 from Macon County. This county was named for the Cherokee Nation, an the Indian tribe who still live in the western part of the State.
Cherokee County is bordered by Graham County (northeast), Macon County (east), Clay County (southeast), Union County, Georgia (southeast), Fannin County, Georgia (southwest), Polk County, Tennessee (west), Monroe County, Tennessee (northwest) .
Cherokee County Cities and Towns include Andrews, Murphy. A Map of Cherokee 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.
Cherokee County Townships include Beaverdam, Hothouse, Murphy, Notla, Shoal Creek, and Valleytown. View a Map of Cherokee County Townships.
Cherokee County, North Carolina Courthouse Records
Cherokee County, NC Courthouse
The Cherokee County Courthouse is located in Murphy, 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 Cherokee 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 Cherokee County Records in the North Carolina State Archives. The County Courthouse was destroyed in 1865, 1895 and 1926 by fire
- Cherokee County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1913, Marriage Records from 1837, Death Records from 1913 and Land Records from 1838.
- Cherokee County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1848, Court Records from 1846 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records.
- Cherokee County Tax Assessor / Collector
- Cherokee Co. North Carolina County Health Department
Cherokee County, North Carolina Census Records
- Learn More: State of North Carolina Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1840, 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
Cherokee 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
Cherokee County, North Carolina Resources
Cherokee County, North Carolina External Links
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 - 1977)
- Cherokee County, North Carolina Books - Amazon
- Cherokee Co., North Carolina - FindaGrave
- A History of Cherokee County, North Carolina
- North Carolina Digital Collections
- Cherokee County, North Carolina Links - Cyndi's List
- Cherokee Co. NCGenweb
- Cherokee County, North Carolina Ancestry Database Collections
- Cherokee County, North Carolina Military Records
- North Carolina City Directories