Lee County, North Carolina Records
Lee County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on March 6, 1907 from Moore County and Chatham County. This county was named for Robert E. Lee (1807–1870), a career United States Army officer and general of the Confederate forces during the American Civil War.
Lee County Cities and Towns include Broadway, Sanford.
Lee County Townships are all numbered and named and include: 1 (Greenwood), 2 (Jonesboro), 3 (Cape Fear), 4 (Deep River), 5 (East Sanford), 6 (West Sanford), and 7 (Pocket). View a Map of Lee County Townships.
Lee County, North Carolina Courthouse Records
Lee County, NC Courthouse
The Lee County Courthouse is located in Sanford, 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 Lee 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 Lee County Records in the North Carolina State Archives.
- Lee County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1913, Marriage Records from 1908, Death Records from 1913 and Land Records from 1908.
- Lee County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1906, Court Records from 1908 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records.
- Lee County Tax Assessor / Collector
- Lee Co. North Carolina County Health Department
Lee County, North Carolina Census Records
- Learn More: State of North Carolina Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: None
- State Population Schedules: None
- Native American Population Schedules: 1894-1913
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: None
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: None
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: None
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: None
- Union Veterans Schedules: None
Lee 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
Lee County, North Carolina Resources
Lee County, North Carolina External Links
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 - 1977)
- Lee County, North Carolina Books - Amazon
- Lee Co., North Carolina - FindaGrave
- A History of Lee County, North Carolina
- North Carolina Digital Collections
- Lee County, North Carolina Links - Cyndi's List
- Lee Co. NCGenweb
- Lee County, North Carolina Ancestry Database Collections
- Lee County, North Carolina Military Records
- North Carolina City Directories