Lee County, North Carolina Genealogy Guide2016-06-12T19:06:08+00:00

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 is bordered by Chatham County (north), Harnett County (southeast), Moore County (southwest).

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, North Carolina Courthouse
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, 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

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