Beaufort County, North Carolina Records
Beaufort County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on 1705 from Bath Precinct and named Pamptecough Precinct. This county was named for Henry Somerset, Duke of Beaufort, who in 1709 became one of the Lords Proprietor.
Beaufort County Cities and Towns include Aurora, Bath, Belhaven, Chocowinity, Pantego, River Road, Washington, Washington Park. A Map of Beaufort 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.
Beaufort County Townships include Long Acre, Bath, Chocowinity, Richland, Pantego, Washington. View a Map of Beaufort County Townships.
Beaufort County, North Carolina Courthouse Records
Beaufort County, NC Courthouse
Old Beaufort County Courthouse
The Beaufort County Courthouse is located in Washington, 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 Beaufort 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 Beaufort County Records in the North Carolina State Archives. Some early Records fragmented. Delayed birth certificates are available
- Beaufort County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from ?, Marriage Records from 1747, Death Records from ? and Land Records from 1695.
- Beaufort County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1720, Court Records from 1744 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records.
- Beaufort County Tax Assessor / Collector
- Beaufort Co. North Carolina County Health Department
Beaufort 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
Beaufort 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
Beaufort County, North Carolina Resources
- Beaufort County Genealogical Society
- Beaufort Historical Association
- Beaufort County, North Carolina Message Boards
Beaufort County, North Carolina External Links
- Maine Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 - 1977)
- Beaufort County, North Carolina Books - Amazon
- Beaufort Co., North Carolina - FindaGrave
- A History of Beaufort County, North Carolina
- North Carolina Digital Collections
- Beaufort County, North Carolina Links - Cyndi's List
- Beaufort Co. NCGenweb
- Beaufort County, North Carolina Ancestry Database Collections
- Beaufort County, North Carolina Military Records
- North Carolina City Directories