Burke County, North Carolina Records

Burke County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on April 8, 1777 from Rowan County. This county was named for Thomas Burke (1747–1783), a member of the Continental Congress and governor of North Carolina.

Burke County is bordered by Caldwell County (north), Catawba County (east), Cleveland County (southeast), Rutherford County (southwest), McDowell County (west), Avery County (northwest).

Burke County Cities and Towns include ConnellysSprings, Drexel, GlenAlpine, Hildebran, Morganton, Rhodhiss, RutherfordCollege, Valdese. A Map of Burke 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.

Burke County Townships include Drexel, Icard, Jonas Ridge, Linville, Lovelady, Lower Creek, Lower Fork, Morganton, Quaker Meadows, Silver Creek, Smoky Creek, Upper Creek, Upper Fork and Valdese. View a Map of Burke County Townships.

Burke County, North Carolina Courthouse Records

Burke County, North Carolina Courthouse
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Burke County, NC Courthouse

The Burke County Courthouse is located in Morganton, 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 Burke 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 Burke County Records in the North Carolina State Archives. The County Courthouse was destroyed in 1865 by fire, some records were destroyed.

Burke County, North Carolina Census Records

Burke County, North Carolina Vital Records

Burke County, North Carolina Resources

Burke County, North Carolina External Links

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