Chowan County, North Carolina Records
Chowan County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on 1668 from Albemarle Precinct. This county was named for the Chowan Native American tribe which lived in the northeastern part of the Colony.
Chowan County Cities and Towns include Edenton, Rockyhock, Selwin. A Map of Chowan 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.
Chowan County Townships include Township 4, Yeopim; Township 2, Middle; Township 3, Upper; Township 1, Edenton. View a Map of Chowan County Townships.
Chowan County, North Carolina Courthouse Records
Chowan County, NC Courthouse
The Chowan County Courthouse is located in Edenton, 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 Chowan 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 Chowan County Records in the North Carolina State Archives. Some early County Courthouse records was destroyed by acting clerk in 1848.
- Chowan County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1913, Marriage Records from 1747, Death Records from 1913 and Land Records from 1678.
- Chowan County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1694, Court Records from 1715 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records.
- Chowan County Tax Assessor / Collector
- Chowan Co. North Carolina County Health Department
Chowan 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
Chowan 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
Chowan County, North Carolina Resources
Chowan County, North Carolina External Links
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 - 1977)
- Chowan County, North Carolina Books - Amazon
- Chowan County, North Carolina Cross Index to Deeds - Grantees 1696-1878 Vol B
- Chowan Co., North Carolina - FindaGrave
- Economic and social history of Chowan County, North Carolina, 1880-1915
- A History of Chowan County, North Carolina
- North Carolina Digital Collections
- Chowan County, North Carolina Links - Cyndi's List
- Chowan Co. NCGenweb
- Chowan County, North Carolina Ancestry Database Collections
- Chowan County, North Carolina Military Records
- North Carolina City Directories