Granville County, North Carolina Genealogy Guide2016-06-12T19:01:20+00:00

Granville County, North Carolina Genealogy Guide

Granville County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on June 28, 1746 from Edgecombe County. This county was named for John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville (1690–1763), who inherited one-eighth share in the Province of Carolina through his great-grandfather George Carteret. Learn More About State of North Carolina History.

Granville County is bordered by Mecklenburg County, Virginia (north), Vance County (east), Franklin County (southeast), Wake County (south), Durham County (southwest), Person County (west), Halifax County, Virginia (northwest) .

Granville County Cities and Towns include Butner, Creedmoor, Oxford, Stem, Stovall. A Map of Granville County, North Carolina contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Granville County Townships include . View a Map of Granville County Townships.

Granville County, North Carolina Courthouse Records

Granville County, North Carolina Courthouse
Granville County, NC Courthouse

The Granville County Courthouse is located in Oxford, 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 Granville 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 Granville County Records in the North Carolina State Archives.

  • Granville County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1913, Marriage Records from 1758, Death Records from 1913 and Land Records from 1746. 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.
  • Granville County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1746, Court Records from 1742 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.
  • Granville County Tax Assessor / Collector
  • Granville Co. North Carolina County Health Department

Granville County, North Carolina Census Records

Granville County, North Carolina Vital Records

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