Edgecombe County, North Carolina Records
Edgecombe County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on 1741 from Bertie County. This county was named for Richard Edgcumbe, 1st Baron Edgcumbe (1680–1758), a Lord High Treasurer and Paymaster-General for Ireland .
Edgecombe County Cities and Towns include Conetoe, Leggett, Macclesfield, Pinetops, Princeville, RockyMount, Sharpsburg, Speed, Tarboro, Whitakers. A Map of Edgecombe 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.
Edgecombe County Townships include both numbered and named: 1 (Tarboro), 2 (Lower Conetoe), 3 (Upper Conetoe), 4 (Deep Creek), 5 (Lower Fishing Creek), 6 (Upper Fishing Creek), 7 (Swift Creek), 8 (Sparta), 9 (Otter Creek), 10 (Lower Town Creek), 11 (Walnut Creek), 12 (Rocky Mount), 13 (Cokey), and 14 (Upper Town Creek) . View a Map of Edgecombe County Townships.
Edgecombe County, North Carolina Courthouse Records
Edgecombe County, NC Courthouse
The Edgecombe County Courthouse is located in Tarboro, 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 Edgecombe 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 Edgecombe County Records in the North Carolina State Archives. Land records prior to 1759 are among those of Halifax County.
- Edgecombe County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1914, Marriage Records from 1760, Death Records from 1914 and Land Records from 1732.
- Edgecombe County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1730, Court Records from 1744 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records.
- Edgecombe County Tax Assessor / Collector
- Edgecombe Co. North Carolina County Health Department
Edgecombe County, North Carolina Census Records
- Learn More: State of North Carolina Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1790 (incomplete), 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: 1784-1787
- 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
Edgecombe 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
Edgecombe County, North Carolina Resources
- Edgecombe County Genealogical Society
- Edgecombe County Historical Society
- Edgecombe County, North Carolina Message Boards
Edgecombe County, North Carolina External Links
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 - 1977)
- Edgecombe County, North Carolina Books - Amazon
- Edgecombe Co., North Carolina - FindaGrave
- History of Edgecombe County, North Carolina
- Early social life in Edgecombe
- A History of Edgecombe County, North Carolina
- North Carolina Digital Collections
- Edgecombe County, North Carolina Links - Cyndi's List
- Edgecombe Co. NCGenweb
- Edgecombe County, North Carolina Ancestry Database Collections
- Edgecombe County, North Carolina Military Records
- North Carolina City Directories