Mitchell County, North Carolina Genealogy Guide2016-06-12T19:31:32+00:00

Mitchell County, North Carolina Records

Mitchell County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on February 16, 1861 from Yancey County, Watauga County, Caldwell County, Burke County and McDowell County. This county was named for Elisha Mitchell (1793–1857), a professor at the University of North Carolina who measured the height of Mount Mitchell.

Mitchell County is bordered by Carter County, Tennessee (north), east), Avery County (northeast), McDowell County (south), Yancey County (southwest), Unicoi County, Tennessee (northwest).

Mitchell County Cities and Towns include Bakersville, SprucePine. A Map of Mitchell 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.

Mitchell County Townships include Bakersville, Bradshaw, Cane Creek, Fork Mountain-Little Rock Creek (previously two separate townships), Grassy Creek, Harrell, Poplar, Red Hill, and Snow Creek. View a Map of Mitchell County Townships.

Mitchell County, North Carolina Courthouse Records

Mitchell County, North Carolina Courthouse
Mitchell County, NC Courthouse


Old Mitchell County Courthouse

The Mitchell County Courthouse is located in Bakersville, 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 Mitchell 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 Mitchell County Records in the North Carolina State Archives. Some County Courthouse records destroyed in move to new courthouse in 1907, some early recordsd were destroyed.

Mitchell County, North Carolina Census Records

Mitchell County, North Carolina Vital Records

Mitchell County, North Carolina Resources

Mitchell County, North Carolina External Links