Chatham County, North Carolina Records

Chatham County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on April 1, 1771 from Orange County. This county was named for William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham (1708–1778), Secretary of State during the French and Indian War and was later Prime Minister of Great Britain.

Chatham County is bordered by Orange County (north), Durham County (northeast), Wake County (east), Harnett County (southeast), Lee County (south), Moore County (southwest), Randolph County (west), Alamance County (northwest).

Chatham County Cities and Towns include Fearrington, Goldston, Pittsboro, SilerCity, BearCreek, Bennett, Bonlee, Bynum, Carbonton, Corinth, Gulf, Haywood, Moncure, SilkHope, Wilsonville, Brickhaven. A Map of Chatham 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

Chatham County Townships include Albright, Baldwin, Bear Creek, Cape Fear, Center, Gulf, Hadley, Haw River, Hickory Mountain, Matthews, New Hope, Oakland, and Williams. View a Map of Chatham County Townships.

Chatham County, North Carolina Courthouse Records

Chatham County, North Carolina Courthouse
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Chatham County, NC Courthouse

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Old Chatham County Courthouse

The Chatham County Courthouse is located in Pittsboro, 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 Chatham 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 Chatham County Records in the North Carolina State Archives.

Chatham County, North Carolina Census Records

Chatham County, North Carolina Vital Records

Chatham County, North Carolina Resources

Chatham County, North Carolina External Links

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